Qera who will win his 50th cap for Fiji was emotional during the jersey presentation and encouraged his players to believe in themselves and not to rely on others.
“Argentina playing in the Four Nations Championship, it has been really hard for them to get results but it has improved their play a lot”, McKee said.
Fiji’s quarter-final hopes have effectively disappeared on the back of successive reversals against England and Australia, while third place and automatic qualification for the 2019 World Cup in Japan is also pretty much beyond them.
James Hook and Gareth Anscombe have been called up by Wales following injuries to Scott Williams and Hallam Amos.
And to compound matters giant wing Nemani Nadolo was banned for a unsafe tackle against the Wallabies and will sit out the Cardiff clash.
Fiji head coach John McKee said: “For us, we have to concentrate on what we need to do in the game, our game-plan and our execution”.
McKee was impressed by the resilience Wales showed to beat England 28-25 at Twickenham.
Fiji were dealt the toughest of hands at the Rugby World Cup, having be drawn in a group containing three of the world’s top six sides, but McKee remained in an upbeat mood as his charges bowed out.
“Unless we are able to be successful in set phases we will not be successful in Test rugby”.
Fiji’s players gather together during a Fiji team training session on September 29, 2015 in Swansea, south Wales during the Rugby World Cup. After Sunday’s game, the team bussed back to its base outside of Cardiff to put the players into cryotherapy to hasten their recovery.
England have been stung by the reaction to the setback against Warren Gatland’s underdogs, particularly comments made by Carling in which he accused Stuart Lancaster of presiding over a “classroom orientated environment” and treating the players as “schoolboys”.