PAPUA NEW GUINEA (FIBA Melanesia Basketball Cup 2017) – Fiji and Papua New Guinea stake their claim on Day 2 of the FIBA Melanesia Basketball Cup 2017 with crucial wins.
Papua New Guinea remains undefeated after 7-point victory against New Caledonia. With the game tied after the first quarter, the home fans knew they were in for a close one. With a decent lead, Papua New Guinea was able to fight off a 29 point last quarter from New Caledonia to finish 2-0 after Day 2. If they can hold off tough Fiji team they will guarantee a chance to keep the first ever Melanesia Cup in PNG.
Fiji 70 - Solomon Islands 51
New Caledonia 80 - Papua New Guinea 87
Want to catch up on the day’s action – see the full games below
Fiji v Solomon Islands
New Caledonia v Papua New Guinea