Teams tie first place in basketball tournament

Navu and Tama o Le Mau have finished the Digicel Street Hustle Men’s Basketball tournament tied for first place and the championship title.

The teams were awarded during a ceremony hosted recently by the Central Basketball Association (C.B.A.) at the Pesega gym.

The first time tournament was held from July through December.

The results are as follows:

U12 3x3

1st Sivatau Warriors

2nd Motootua Hoopstars

3rd Dynasty

MVP- Jayden Joseph


U15 3x3

1st Dynasty

2nd Sivatau Warriors

3rd Tama o le Mau

MVP - MJ Kioa


Open Men Digicel 3x3 Street Hustle

Champions 1st Place: Navu & Tama o le Mau

3rd Alafua

MVP - Fagaloia Vaetoe

Player of the Year

Under 8

Girls  - Sesilia Vaiaoga - Alafua Raiders

Boys - David Naoupu Faleao - Moamoa Roosters


Under 10

Girls - Palota Faumuina - Sivatau Warriors

Boys - Junior Samuelu - Sivatau Warriors

U12

Girls - Lusia Tielu - Sivatau Warriors

Boys - Rongotau Wilson - Motootua Hoopstars

U15

Girls - Ashley Silaga - Dynasty

Boys - Jack Joseph - Sivatau Warriors

U16

Girls - Violet Mapusaga - Dynasty

Boys- Steve Tofa - Net Rips

U18

Girls - Loreighelle Joseph - Sivatau Warriors

Boys - Jeff Levy - Sivatau Warriors

Open Women - Maelega Theresa Vaaelua - Dynasty

Open Men - Marquise Matautia - Tama o le Mau


Team of the Year Award: Central Bombers - Open Men SBL National Champions 2020

Captain of the Year Award - Pama Tufuga (Tama o le Mau Captain & Central Bombers Captain.

Coach of the Year Award - Penisini Vaiaoga - Alafua & Central Nombers Coach

Special Recognition

Loreighelle Joseph - Sportswoman of the Year-Church College Pesega

- SBL National U18 Women MVP 2020

Fagaloia Vaetoe - SBL National Samoa All Stars MVP 2020

Theodore McFarland

- SBL Open Men National MVP 2020

- Selected for Manu Samoa


Other Accomplishments by Central Teams in National Championships

U16 Girls - Dynasty - SBL 2020 National Bronze Medalists

U16 Boys - Warriors - SBL 2020 National Bronze Medalists

U18 Girls - Warriors - SBL National 2020 Champions

U18 Boys - Warriors- SBL 2020 National Silver Medalists

Open Women - SBL 2020 National Silver Medalists

Open Men - SBL 2020 National Champions

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