Public give thumbs up to Toa Samoa victory
National University of Samoa (NUS) Journalism student Tiara Siuatoilevao Sifaleata Imo and Photographer Rashmi Lameta talk to members of the public on the Toa Samoa's quarter-final victory on Monday morning in England.
John Akeli, 42, Vailoa-Faleata
"I'm more than happy with the game's result, it wasn't an easy game. But all praise to our heavenly father that we watched them play well. And at this time we shall be happy because if they lost against Tonga no one will talk about, that's why our boys played well for our country. I'm so happy about this game and glad it's done also to our heavenly father for the strength he has given to our boys. All the best Toa with your upcoming game."
Iloilo Tapuai, 52, Sagone
"First of all, we will like to thank our country, families and friends for their never ending support for our boys playing. No one was unhappy. We are all used to winning and we don't know how to lose, our Manu Samoa 7's team I felt sad but then with the Toa Samoa win I changed from sad to happy. My encouragement for the boys is for the country to pray for them, give them the strength to play and may they have a humble heart."
Salome Leasuasu, 20, Tulaele
"Praise goes back to God for his never ending love for us, as our Toa Samoa won their game this morning. I'm satisfied with the boys performance also we are able to reach the semi-finals to play against England. Special thanks to the boys for their brave heart also their great performance and them trying their best for our country. Go Toa. All the best with your upcoming games, may our heavenly father provide you with the perfect amount of strength."
Bethel Ale, 29, Vaitele-Fou
"It was a fantastic performance by the boys in blue, really proud of the effort against Mate Ma'a Tonga. All the best against England this Sunday. You got this!! Go Toa."
Hopeannie Vaitofiga Tupou, 21, Malie
"To me, I was overjoyed with the performance of our boys against Mate Ma'a Tonga. Praise our heavenly father for being with them throughout their games and it is finally over. I'm more than proud of our boys for pushing through with the win against Tonga. We all know it wasn't a easy game for our boys but they did us all proud. Great job Toa."
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