Tietjens appointment official

By Vatapuia Maiava ,

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A TEAM: P.M. Tuilaepa Sailele Malielegaoi and Sir Gordon Tietjens.

A TEAM: P.M. Tuilaepa Sailele Malielegaoi and Sir Gordon Tietjens. (Photo: Misiona Simo)

It’s official. Sir Gordon Tietjens is the new Head Coach of the Manu Samoa Sevens.

The appointment was announced by Prime Minister and Chairman of the Samoa Rugby Union, Tuilaepa Sailele Malielegaoi, today.

Tietjens coaching staff includes Assistant coach, Stephen Betham and Manager, Ramsay Tomokino.

“I’m hugely excited to be joining the boys in blue,” Tietjens said.

“Samoa Sevens has always represented their country with pride, passion and great natural talent in rugby and I am massively motivated to help them achieve their goal to be a consistent top performer on the world stage.

“I have some commitments I need to complete before making the transition to Samoa but this will be a great opportunity to watch some local rugby.”  

More details later.

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