FIJI WOMEN DEFEAT LOCAL CLUB POZUELO

Coach Whippy gave all players court time and used this to make his final selection on the starters for the game on Monday against Spain.  The younger brigade in Bulou Tuisue, Brittany Hazelman, Ofa Moce and Letava Whippy all contributed well.  It was also pleasing to see the “netballers” in Matila Waqandrola and Lusi Robanakadavu fit in well to the team play. 

The Fijian got off to a flying start but in the last few minutes of the 1st quarter blew the lead and finished just 6 points ahead.  With the score for the second quarter being just one point the difference, Fiji went to the half time interval ahead by 39-32.

The 3rd quarter was a big one for Fiji winning this 30-12 but unfortunately they coasted in the final quarter to lose this 10-12.  However, with the final score of 79 – 56, the Fiji team got a resounding victory.




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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

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

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