, but Samoa's World Cup players have been banned from similar delights at the World Cup.

The Samoan management has barred its players from eating at the KFC and McDonald's restaurants near their hotel in Milton Keynes, the Daily Mail reported.

Flyhalf Tusi Pisi said: "All I can see are the fast food restaurants across the road (but) coach barred us from there."

Tonga on the other hand got to visit Nando's 10 days in a row, with some players going more than once a day.

The Mirror reported that the team - which thrashed Namibia today - made the Nando's in Exeter their second home.


"The team, which has been based in Exeter, Devon, got ready for their second game of the tournament with several peri-peri binges," the paper reckoned.

The players were described as "hungry boys" and the restaurant's Facebook page claimed: "They feel like part of our family now. Good luck boys."

Last visit from the Tonga Team before their match tomorrow! They visited everyday for the past 10 days, and feel like part of our family now!!! Good luck boys!!!! :-D

Posted by Nandos Exeter on Monday, September 28, 2015

You will all be able to admire this beauty in the restaurant very soon! ;-)

Posted by Nandos Exeter on Monday, September 28, 2015

Their eating prowess follows reports last week that Canada were eating World Cup organisers out of house and home.

The team's kitchen staff needed a supermarket scramble for steaks after the squad consumed 22lbs of roast beef in 15 minutes.

The players need more than 5000 calories a day, with an allowance of bacon, pancakes, maple syrup, blueberries, strawberries and yoghurt on match days.

They also carry their own supply of hot sauce.

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