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Vanuatu: Shefa brings the gold back home at the Tafea 2019 Provincial Games
D1 Standings
 1 Shefa Gold
 2 Port-Vila Silver
 3 Sanma Bronze
 4 Malamp 4th Place
 5 Tafea Participant


Hibs winners of the pre-season tournament - Sep 23, 2015

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Hibernians are the winners of this season's pre-season tournament which was named Independence Cup. The women's tournament was played on a round robin format between five teams. As from these season, there are no foreigners in the women's basketball. Together with winners Hibs, Caffe Moak Luxol now under the guidance of coach Charles Bonnici, Gzira Athleta, Pavi Depiro and Starlites Naxxar took part. After the first results, it was clear that the game between Luxol and Hibs was going to be decisive for this tournament. Hibs now under coach Alex Farrugia obtained the signature of pivot Josephine Grima (193-C-84) during the summer who returned to base after a succesful 10 year career which saw her playing in Italy, Slovakia, Sweden and France. In the opening match Gira Athleta won 36-24 against Starlites who are coached by Sandro Farrugia. Hibs opened their competition against PAVI Depiro with a comfortable victory 54-19 and even champions Luxol started with a victory against Athleta 48-26. In the last game of the first day, Depiro won against Starlites 38-11. In the second day, Hibs obtained a good victory against Starlites 57-12 and Luxol replied to their victory after beating the same Starlites 65-14. Depiro won against Athleta 55-45 and in the decisive match Hibs with a great performance in defence won against Luxol 34-22. In the last day, Luxol confirmed the second place in the table after beating Depiro 47-31. In the last game of the competition, Hibs obtained their fourth victory against Athleta 42-27.   

Shefa brings the gold back home at the Tafea 2019 Provincial Games - 1 month ago
Lenakel was more busy than ever with the hosting of the Tafea 2019 Provincial Games at Laminu Stadium last week (May 5th-11th). 12 sports disciplines featured in the competition's program, and so was 5x5 basketball. Provincial teams such as Tafea, Sanma, Shefa, Malampa and the 2 Port-Vila and Luganville municipals' squad entered the competition (but Sanma's female's team). Port-Vila came strong in their pools game against Shefa (47-31) to secure the first place of its pool on the men's si...   [read more]
Team Hot Sauce & Rudes continue to dominate other teams in the BRED Bank 3x3 Stop 4 - 2 months ago
Last week-end, the 31st of March, players around Port Vila town made their way to Korman Stadium 1 to take part in the exciting game of 3x3 basketball. It was the 4th Stop of the BRED Bank 3x3 Tour and a total of 10 teams participated. There was a total of 6 teams that participated in the Social Mixed Category while only 4 teams participated in the Elite Men category. In the Social Mixed Category, Rudes and Leftovers 2 shared the top Spots in Pool A and B   [read more]
Vanuatu leading the charge in 3x3 basketball in the Pacific region - 8 months ago
Vanuatu Basketball Federation (VBF) is currently ranked the third best 3x3 squad in the Oceania region behind powerhouse countries Australia and New Zealand. Despite barely having 100 registered players, Vanuatu is also ranked 50th in the 3x3 world ranking ahead traditional 5x5 contenders Greece, Canada, and Croatia. "We feel very proud to put the country's name and flag on the front scene, just behind powerhouses like Australia and New Zealand. Now people in basketball are progressively...   [read more]

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