Pacific Games

Two out of two for women’s basketball

November 19, 2023 4:31 pm

The Fiji women’s basketball side is on track to go one better at the Pacific Games in the Solomon Islands.

This is after the side beat Guam 55-40 in their second match today.

Fiji the silver medalists from 2019 is the favorite to win gold in Honiara after defending champs American Samoa failed to make the Games.

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Captain Letava Kenny led from the front as the bronze medalists from four years ago, Guam, brought their own game.

Kenny says they don’t see themselves as a favorite because there are some quality teams stand in the competition.

“It was a very good learning experience for us with most of our girls being young players, better game for as a team than yesterday”

Fiji was leading at halftime 23-19 but managed to pull away in the last quarter.

They play Samoa tomorrow.