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List of PNG bsketball players based abroad - Sep 2, 2005


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This is a list of Papua New Guineans that are playing basketball abroad.  The majority of players were born in Papua New Guinea making them eligible to play for the National Team and play as a Cotonou player in several European countries.  With the exception of Joachim Thoss (203-C-81, agency: AMG Sports) the rest could play for PNG.  An inclusion of the Opio brothers and Raga Veratau (176-G) could give a stronger line-up as PNG battles to became a strong basketball nation in the region. No women’s players from PNG are playing abroad that we know of. 

 

Men’s

Australia Iliwa Baldwin (207-F/C-86) Northside Wizards (ABA)

Paiwa Baldwin (200-C-86)

Charles Opio (186-G-85) Rockhampton Rockets U23 (ABA)

Peterson Opio (194-F-84) Cairns Marlins (ABA)

Raga Veratau (176-G)

Philippines

Joachim Thoss (203-C-81, agency: AMG Sports) Alaska Aces (PBA)

  



Papua New Guinea crowned Melanesia Cup champions - 16 days ago
Papua New Guinea - New Caledonia 81-61 Papua New Guinea crowned Melanesia Cup champions as they defeated New Caledonia 81-61 in the Final game. Leahy Martineng-Lakah continued his solid play with 17 crucial points in the biggest game of the event. Earlier at the event Papua New Guinea beat Solomon Islands 79-37 and then New Caledonia 87-80. In the last game of the group Papua New Guinea overcame Fiji 83-49.   [read more]
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AFTER the successful introduction of the Twilight Basketball programme last year, the Basketball Federation of Papua New Guinea will launch its second phase tomorrow at the Taurama Aquatic and Indoor Centre. BFPNG chief executive officer Joel Khalu said the second instalment of the programme was possible because of the success it had late last year bringing confidence to the backers of the programme, the Australian government's Pacific Sports Partnership   [read more]
FIBA officially announces host and dates for the FIBA Melanesian Basketball Cup - 8 months ago
The FIBA Melanesian Basketball Cup will see the best teams from the region battle it out for their chance at glory by claiming the coveted Melanesian Cup and earning their spot in the Pacific Games Basketball Tournament. The FIBA Melanesian Basketball Cup is one of the three new Oceania sub-zone competitions comprising of the Melanesian, Micronesian and Polynesian regions. Papua New Guinea will play host to Fiji, New Caledonia, Solomon Islands and Vanuatu from the 24th of September to the...   [read more]


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