Malakai Fekitoa (Munster) will join Benetton Treviso
Benetton Treviso have pulled off a great coup by attracting Malakai Fekitoa for next season….
Benetton Treviso have pulled off a great coup by attracting Malakai Fekitoa for next season. The former Toulonnais knew that his Munster club did not want to keep him and signed up for two years, plus an optional year, with the Italian club.
The former All Blacks center turned Tongan international (30) said he was very happy: “I am very excited to join the club next season. My family and I are very grateful for this opportunity. It’s a new challenge for me in my career and I’m looking forward to giving it my all and playing well for Benetton Rugby, and reuniting with friends I’ve played with in the past. The team plays exciting rugby and I want to be part of it. I hope to be able to contribute to the club on and off the pitch. »
“A step forward for the club”
Antonio Pavanello, Rugby Director of Benetton Treviso
Fekitoa’s arrival shows Benetton’s ambition as Antonio Pavanello, Treviso’s director of rugby explained on the club’s website: “The signing of Fekitoa represents a step forward for the club. The choice of Malakai is due both to our growing sporting merits but also to our structure, which can certainly climb onto the stage of the greatest. »