The Raiwaqa Basketball Players Association will be hosting an U18 Basketball Tournament for both boys and girls which will run from the 4th May - 8th June 2013. Intersted teams or players looking to join a club is to contact Mereleni Waqairawai on 9337434
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Mr Smith spoke to the players about their chance to experience a rare opportunity to compete at the highest level of basketball in the world. He urged the players to use this experience to set higher goals for the future, both individually and as a team. While
Ms Girard-Savoy commended the players on their work and preparation and told them that it was far more difficult for teams to qualify for the Olympic Games than for individual athletes and the costs of preparation for teams was much higher. The IOC Solidarity Program is assisting the Women's Squad in their preparation through a number of IOC grants. Her advice to the players was also to enjoy and use this experience for the future.
Mr Atma Maharaj, Secretary General of FASANOC also spoke to the conference and told those present that for the first time ever,