Nawaka village

Local village to host World Sevens Champions

The village is the home of the sevens Rookie of the Year, Ratu Meli Derenalagi.

Nawaka has produced sensational rugby players over the years such as former Fiji reps- the “Man Mountain” Semisi Naevo and his brother Apisai Naevo.

Apisai Naevo says the celebration is not only for the village but also for the ‘Vanua (Land) of Nawaka’

“It’s been after ten years then another son of Nawaka has don the national jersey and made the country proud.”