Wales can win Rugby World Cup, says Fiji lock Leone Nakarawa

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By Dafydd Pritchard
BBC Sport Wales in Oita, Japan
Wales are capable of winning the Rugby World Cup, based on the celebrity second row Leone Nakarawa of Fiji.
Wales defeat Fiji 29-17 at a thrilling competition in Oita to secure a place.
31, nakarawa, is enjoying his third World Cup and believes his side dropped to one of those 2019 tournament contenders.
Nothing is hopeless for these, said the 2018 European Professional Rugby Player of the Year.
If they believe they can win the World Cup, they can win the World Cup.
Theyve already been number one in the planet, so its possible that they can win the World Cup.
Fiji gave Wales an almighty fright in Oita, rushing early in the match with a display.
Nakarawa set the tone by preventing his arms handle to make a offload to the opening effort of Josua Tuisova to a team-mate from the accumulation.
Wales looked rattled at that point but they composed themselves to take the lead, which they lost again in the second half.
We alarmed Wales from the first half and we can see it on their faces they had been shocked, said 92s Nakarawa.
We performed well in the second half but then they showed why they are one of the top five sides on earth.
They got the number one spot a month and they showed why.
This was a fourth World Cup in which Fiji had been confronted by Wales.
Their only defeat was suffered by them against the Pacific Islanders in the 2007 tournament, a disorderly reduction which resulted in the sacking of mind coach Gareth Jenkins and knocked out Wales at the pool stage.
Since then Wales have won each match against Fiji.
And although the Fijian squad in Japan was included of some of the most remarkable talents on screen at the World Cup – Tuisova Nakarawa and Semi Radrada one of them they paid a heavy price.
Fiji had three attempts mastered for moves, while two yellow cards the exact same as Wales – threatened their bidding to lead to an upset.
Its those sort of little things on a big stage like this, added former Glasgow participant Nakarawa.
It seems modest, but its moments like that which cost you in games such as this.
Wales played really well. They capitalised on our mistakesour mistakes and our indiscipline.
Despite having the lead in their opening game against Australia Fijis defeat Wales left them against their World Cup campaign.
Fiji were made to regret, although This came against Georgia.
It was a excellent attempt, but that is rugby, said Nakarawa.
Win or lose, its not the end of the street and were going to come back more powerful.
For us its all over now. We are going to return and come to 2023.
I need to desire that the Wales staff all the very best for the remainder of the World Cup.
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