VIDEO: Rousing send-off for Ben Ryan’s Fiji

Date published: July 27 2016

Fiji head coach Ben Ryan shared footage of the enthusiastic goodbye his squad received this week as they head to Rio.

Ryan shared the footage on his Twitter account of the side boarding the plane to travel to Brazil ahead of the start of the Olympics.

The squad will be based in Chile for their training camp ahead of the Mens tournament, which starts on August 9 with the final coming two days later on August 11.

Both the Mens and Womens side are aiming to secure Fiji’s first ever medal at an Olympic Games, with the Mens side currently favourites to win gold in Rio.