Watene-Zelezniak named in Tonga squad

Panthers winger Malakai Watene-Zelezniak has been named in the 16-man Tonga squad for the World Cup Nines at Bankwest Stadium on 18-19 October.

Watene-Zelezniak joins a host of Panthers named to play in the tournament with four Panthers picked in the Samoa squad, while new recruit Api Koroisau joins Viliame Kikau in the Fiji squad.

TONGA NINES SQUAD

John Asiata 
William Fakatoumafi 
Andrew Fifita 
Tevita Funa 
Delouise Hoeter 
Peter Hola 
Jamil Hopoate 
Robert Jennings 
Sione Katoa 
Sione Katoa 
Tuipulotu Katoa 
Fanitesi Niu 
Joe Ofahengaue 
Tevita Pangai jnr 
Jason Taumalolo 
Malakai Watene-Zelezniak