9 Feb 2007

Tonga rugby union side heading into crucial match against Korea in New Zealand

8:51 am on 9 February 2007

The Tongan rugby union side are in New Zealand for their crucial world cup qualifying match against Korea.

Both sides have a lot to play for with the winner going directly to the World Cup in France to join England, South Africa, Samoa and the USA in Pool A..

Tonga's team manager, Kutusi is confident they have prepared well.


We've been working hard on three key areas of the game especially our discipline and we've been looking at winning of possession, and our technical accuracy. so we've been looking at those areas and I think we on plan now.

Tonga has only failed to qualify for one world cup in 1991. Tonga's qualifying game kicks off in Auckland at 2.30 pm on Saturday.