Pearls name extended squad

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Fiji Pearls head coach, Unaisi Rokoura speaks to players during the Fiji Netball Academy training at the National Netball Centre in Suva on Tuesday, Sep 05, 2023. Picture: JONACANI LALAKOBAU

Fiji Pearls head coach Unaisi Rokoura named an extended squad for the Pacific Games after the Digicel Punjas National Championship final last weekend.

The squad consists of a mixture of experienced and young prospects. Fiji Pearls selectors picked out some potentials at the Punjas Digicel Secondary Schools Tournament as well as the National Championship tournament last weekend.

The Pearls extended squad will go through team training and camp before the final team is selected to represent Fiji at the 2023 Pacific Games that will be held in the Solomon Islands in November.

Fiji Pearls extended squad Afa Rusivakula (Fiji Invitational), Alesi Paul (Nasinu), Alisi Naqiri (Nasinu), Alisi Neisulu (Fiji Secondary Schools), Anaseini Nauqe (Fiji Invitational), Avelina Navue (Fiji Invitational), Bulou Waqanidrola (Fiji Secondary School), Elina Drikibau (Fiji Invitational), Jimaima Kete (Fiji Invitational), Josephine Nailumu (Fiji Invitational), Kalesi Tawake (Fiji Invitational), Keleti Tikotani (Fiji Invitational), Lutu Vananalagi (Fiji Secondary School), Maliana Rusivakula (Fiji Invitational), Mere Natoba (Tailevu), Mereia Rokoyalo (Ra), Mereoni Kuru (Lautoka), Mereseini Tawake (Ra), Meri Moliveita (Tailevu), Nina Nakula (Fiji Secondary School), Reama Verekauta (Fiji Invitational), Ruth Raketekete (Fiji Invitational), Salote Vosa (Lautoka), Sera Namosimalua (Fiji Secondary Schools), Siteri Lutuiwasa (Kadavu), Timaima Naikaukaucagi (Tailevu), Unaisi Rauluni (Fiji Invitational), Yvonne Nalewabau (Fiji Secondary School), Adi Vakaoca Bolakoro (England), Kelera Naiwai (New Zealand), Naviniya Sivo (Australia), Ana Moi (New Zealand), Shaid Salusalu (Australia), Nicole Kamotu (Australia).