Coach Stirling is one of the most experienced women's basketball coaches in the world and her presence in Suva with the Squad will be a highlight of their program as they prepare for the tournament in Madrid.  In addition to winning the gold medal at the 2006 World Championships, Coach Stirling has also coached the Australian Women's Basketball Team to silver medals at the Olympic Games and previous World Championships. 

        National Women's Team Head Coach, Michael Whippy said "we commenced negotiations with Coach Stirling to come to Fiji following our participation in the FIBA Oceania Women's Championships in Dunedin last year and she has generously offered her time in spite of a hectic schedule in preparing the Opals for the Olympic Games in Beijing.  This is a rare opportunity for our players to work with such an experienced and high profile coach".
      Coach Whippy also said that he was hopeful that Coach Stirling would return in May to work with the final team but that this would depend on Coach Stirling's Australian Team commitments at that time.      







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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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