Quddus Fielea

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Full name Kutusi Vusika Fielea
Date of birth (1967-07-01) July 1, 1967 (age 49)
Rugby union career
Position(s) Wing
Current team --
National team(s)
Years Team Apps (Points)
1987-1991  Tonga 11 ((8))
Teams coached
Years Team
2008 Pacific Islanders

Quddus Vusika Fielea (born 1 July 1967) is a former Tongan rugby union footballer and a current coach. He played as a wing.

Fielea had 11 caps for Tonga, from 1987 to 1991, scoring 2 tries, 8 points in aggregate. The Tongan wing played all the three matches at the 1987 Rugby World Cup finals, scoring a try in the 16-29 defeat to Wales.

Fielea after ending his player career, become a coach. He was later nominated coach of Tonga, which qualified by repechage for the 2007 Rugby World Cup campaign. Fielea reached the best results ever for his country, with wins over United States and Samoa, which had defeated them 50-28 in the qualifying round. Under Fielea, Tonga also lost to South Africa by 25-30, earning a bonus point. It was expected that they could have a similar result with England, but they lost 20-36, still performing strongly. Fielea achieved the qualification for the 2011 Rugby World Cup finals by finishing in 3rd place.

He was the coach of the Pacific Islanders during their tour of Europe in 2008.

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Sporting positions
Preceded by
Australia Adam Leach
Tonga National Rugby Union Coach
Succeeded by
New Zealand Isitolo Maka