Basketball fiji announced their training pools for the upcoming Pacific games 2019 which will be played in July this year at Samoa.
They named the list of Basketball fiji via their facebook post. They list will be made by Saula Koroi and Laisiasa Puamau coaches of the men’s and Womens teams.
Fiji announced training pool of 30 womens and 40 mens.
Paumau led the women’s team to gold at the 2015 Pacific Games in Papua New Guinea and will have former team member Dale Wise as her assistant coach.
under the coaching of the men’s team Koroi will be lead to a silver medal in 2015 and losing 78-61 in the Guam in the Final game and will have the captain this time.
“We intend for both the men’s and women’s to win the gold medal and qualify for the next International Basketball Federation (FIBA) Asia Cup Qualifiers,” said Puamau.
As per Fixtures Apia Samoa Pacific games 2019 will be schedule to played at 7 July to 20 July.
“The Pacific Games has always been the milestone event for Fiji,” Puamau added.
“With the introduction of the Melanesian Cup and the Games recognized by FIBA as a regional qualifying event, we anticipate the competition to be very competitive in our endeavors towards winning and securing a spot to the FIBA Asia Cup Pre qualifiers.”