Suva/Laucala Basketball Finals

Suva/Laucala Basketball Finals

Tonight's final (Friday 9th November, 2012) is promised to be an entertainment match up between the 2012 Easter Men's Basketball Champs Saints and the Fiji U19 Men's Basketball Team. The finals will be held tonight (Friday) at the Vodafone Arena at 6.30pm and admission into the games venue is free. The Fiji U19 Men's Basketball Team have been impressive over the 7 weeks competition and only suffered a defeat in the round robin matches to their final opponent the mighty Saints. The Fiji U19 Men’s Basketball Team will be lead by Captain Isireli Vuetibau and Mataika Koyamainavure who are the only two surviving National Junior Members from 2010. The Saints Men’s Basketball Team which is laced with current Senior National reps will be lead by National Men’s Team captain Leonard Whippy with the addition of younger brother and basketball sensation Marques Whippy. Marque’s who is based in Spain is currently in the country on break with his wife from a very hectic professional basketball session and will lace up for a very formable Saints Basketball Club. The Fiji U19 Men’s Basketball Team will use this match as their final preparation game for the FIBA Pacific Youth U19 Tournament which will be held on the 25th Nov -2nd Dec 2012 in Melbourne, Australia and the Saints Basketball Club are preparing for a basketball tour to New Caledonia in the month of December. The match up of both teams is anticipated to be a nail biting final.

 




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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 vnainima@yahoo.com

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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

AGM

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

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