National Team training squad named

National Men's and Women's Coaches have named a strong training squad to prepare for the FIBA Pacific Championships which will be held in Wellington, NZ from 25th Nov-5th Dec 2013. The FIBA Pacific Championships will have 8 pacific countries competing in the regional event over a period of 2 weeks. Australia, New Zealand, Fiji, New Caledonia, PNG, Tahiti, Guam and Samoa are the qualifing countries for the event. Fiji is ranked 6th in the men's and 5th in the women's, as our ranking dropped following the poor performance of our National Teams in the last Pacific Games. Basketball Fiji has appointed two new coach's as we aim for a top two finish in this years FIBA Pacific Championship.
Training squad for Fiji Men's:
Henry Tabuduka, Neil Tudreu, Joe Buresolei, Rabici Savua, Lorima Sautu, Josefa Seruilagilagi, Jese Sikivou, Marika Binatagi, Johnny Seruvatu, Waymann Whippy, Esala Banuve, Joseph Petersen, Isireli Vuetibau, Ulaisi Koroi, Etuate Waqairawai, Semesa Sikivou, Josh Motufaga, Jonathan Kunau, Manoa Puamau, Taione Taucilagi, Iowane Naivalurua, William Qounadovu, Mataika Koyamanavure, Marcus Whippy, Digitaki Kacibalavu, Adrian Bossley, Bua Lauchi
Head Coach: Leonard Whippy and Saula Koroi
Manager: Jim Tora
Training Squad for Fiji Women's:
Ada Dansey, Louchrisha Hussain, Talica Sautu, Agnes Sokosoko, Tiyana Kainamoli, Miliakere Koyamainavure (US), Vika Fifita, Leilani Saukawa, Mikaelar Whippy (US), Vika Ramara, Kelera Koyamainavure, Martina Cawi, Donnis Kainamoli, Renate Cinavilakeba, Lyn Koyamainavure, Akosita Ravato, Dale Wise, Sera Vugakoto, Elenoa Naivalurua, Mereani Tawake, Hannah Tuikoro, Amalaini Raluvenitoga, Ro Maraia Naivaluvou, Disiola Boseiwaqa, Leba Korovou (NZ)
Head Coach: Laisiasa Puamau and Mereleni Waqairawai
Manager: Vasiti Lilo

Basketball Fiji will be conducting a trial in Lautoka (multipurpose courts) on the 6th July 2013 .


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2014 National U19 Trials

Basketball Fiji will be holding the U19 central trials for both women and men this Saturday 5th July 2014. Trials will be from 8am-11am at the FMF Gym (Old Gym). Please come dressed ready in your basketball attire, bring your water bottles, a dry towel, and a spare change of clothes. The Western U19 trials will be held at Waiyavi Courts on Saturday 12th July 2014 from 9am-12pm.

The trials is open to anyone born on or after 1st January 1996.

Those selected in the final team will represent Fiji for the FIBA U19 Oceania Championship held in Suva from December 1st - December 8th, 2014.

For more information please contact Valerie Nainima on 3317213 or








Notice Board

Basketball Fiji in partnership with FIBA Oceania is looking to hold a National 3x3 Championship in August. In preparation, 3x3 competitions will be run in Raiwaqa Basketball Association, Suva Basketball Association, Lautoka Basketball Association and Nadi Basketball Association. Contact your association for more information if interested.

Raiwaqa Basketball Association will have an Inter-Lane Tournament from 21th June  to 26th  July, 2014 and all interested teams are to contact Saula Koroi – 9097892 or Peniasi Kainamoli  - 9991811


Basketball Fiji AGM will be held on the 4th July 2014

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