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Fiji drop Vunibaka for decider
October 14, 1999

In the only change from the side that beat Canada Manasa Bari replaces winger Marika Vunibaka For Fiji's final pool game against France on Saturday.
Vunibaka was sent off during that game and although not suspended by the World Cup disciplinary body he has been 'rested' from this vital game.
"He's been under a lot of stress and spent a day-and-a-half travelling to and from the hearing in England. Although he has been training well we decided it wasn't fair to put him under the spotlight so soon after the traumatic events and particularly in such an important match," a team spokesman said.
With first choice winger Imanueli Tikomaimakogai still not fully recovered from flu the experienced Bari has been included for his first start of the competition.
The only other change is on the replacement bench Apenisa Naevo, who has a thigh injury, is replaced by Ifereimi Tawake.
Team: Alfred Uluinayau; Fero Lasagavibau, Viliame Satala, Waisake Sotutu, Manasa Bari; Nicky Little, Jacob Rauluni; Alifereti Mocelutu, Setereki Tawake, Ilie Tabua, Emori Katalau, Simon Raiwalui, Joeli Veitayaki, Greg Smith (capt), Daniel Rouse.
Replacements: Kolinio Sewabu, Waisale Serevi, Ifereimi Tawake, Mosese Rauluini, Meli Nakauta, Niko Qoro, Isaia Rasila

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