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Former All Blacks sevens head coach, Sir Gordon Tientjens has been appointed as the Samoa Sevens head coach. Sir Gordon Tietjens signs on as Samoa 7s coach effective 1/1/2017.
Tientjens who had been linked with Coaching Kenya sevens had his appointment announced on Friday in Apia.
Tietjens will be assisted by assistant coach Stephen Betham, with Ramsay Tomokino taking the role of team manager.
"I am hugely excited to be joining the boys in blue," Sir Gordon Tietjens said.
Meanwhile, the hunt for a new Kenya sevens head coach continues. Kenya rugby Union yesterday postponed the announcement of a new Kenya Sevens technical bench to an indefinate date.