14 Jun 2013

Sport: Tonga make seven changes for USA clash

10:28 am on 14 June 2013

Tonga have made seven changes for tomorrow's must win Pacific Nations Cup clash against the USA in Los Angeles.

The 'Ikale Tahi are second equal in the PNC standings after losing to the leaders Canada, in a match which proved controversial after head coach Mana Otai accused the officials of racism.

Kamaliele Sakalia comes into the starting fifteen in place of the suspended prop Eddie Aholelei, Elvis Taione joins him in the front row, while Josh Afu, Paula Kaho, Thomas Palu, Fraser Anderson and Viliame 'Iongi also come into the starting side.