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 .
Last Modified on 26/06/2013 22:08