2019 Pacific Games: Women’s basketball side wins first match

The Fiji women's basketball team after their win against the Cooks. Picture: TALEBULA KATE

THE Fiji Women’s basketball team won its first match against Cook Islands 71-69 at the 2019 Pacific Games in Samoa.

The Valerie Nainima captained side maintained a slight lead at half time 29-28.

Coach Laisiasa Puamau said they were very happy for the win regardless of the points.

Fiji is the defending champions for the men’s and women’s basketball competitions.

 

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