The former winger (or center) for the then All Blacks team from Samoa Feiga Twigamala passed away on Thursday at the age of 52, from a cause that remains unknown.
New Zealand and Samoa Rugby in mourning on Thursday. Faiga Teogamala, the former international winger (or center) has already passed away at the age of 52, for a cause that remains unknown. Born in Auckland, he wore the Blacks jersey 19 times between 1991 and 1993, a good time to play the 1991 World Cup in particular, before choosing to represent SamoA, he was selected for it 22 times between 1996 and 2001, notably during the 1999 World Cup where he played four matches. Tegamala also moved to rugby league in 1995. Faiga Twigamala began his football career with Auckland in 1988, before making his way to the Northern Hemisphere in 1993 to play in rugby league with Wigan, where he stayed for four years. He returned to fifteenth place in 1996 with the London Hornets, where he was crowned the champion of England, and then ended his career in Newcastle, where he stayed five years, from 1997 to 2002, as he was crowned champion.
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After his career, nicknamed the “Black Truck”, he was an advisor to his cousin David Tua, a heavyweight boxer, bronze medalist at the Barcelona Olympics, US champion and winner of 52 out of 59 fights, then a sprinting entrepreneur. “I am so broken. I owe this wonderful man so much! He literally changed my life when he came to Wigan from New Zealand. Sending all my love and condolences to his family, “Thus his ex-teammate Jason Robinson, 2003 world champion with England tweeted.” Every now and then comes a player who touches heart and soul… Inga was one of them. He was one of the most exciting rugby players to play any of the code. “His presence on the rugby court was phenomenal,” his former Wigan teammate, Chris Radlinsky, wrote.
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