FIBA Oceania

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FIBA Oceania
FIBA Oceania logo.jpg
Formation 1969
Type Sports federation
Headquarters Southport, Gold Coast
Queensland, Australia
Membership
21 national associations
Official language
English
President
Australia Bob Elphinston
Website FIBA Oceania

FIBA Oceania is a zone within FIBA (International Basketball Federation). It is one of FIBA's five continental confederations. FIBA Oceania is responsible for the organization and governance of the major international tournaments in Oceania. It has 21 FIBA Federations and is headquartered in Southport, Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia. The current FIBA Oceania President elect is Bob Elphinston of Australia.

Its prime event is the FIBA Oceania Championship, which was established in 1971 and has traditionally been dominated by Australia. Yet, on some occasions, New Zealand has defeated its rival, which was first accomplished in 1978.[1]

Members[edit]

Country Association National teams FIBA
affiliation
 American Samoa American Samoa Basketball Association 1976
 Australia Basketball Australia [disambiguation needed] 1947
 Cook Islands
 Fiji
 Guam Guam Basketball Confederation 1974
 Kiribati
 Marshall Islands Rep. of the Marshall Islands Basketball Federation Inc. 1987
 Nauru
 New Caledonia
 New Zealand
 Norfolk Island
 Northern Mariana Islands Basketball Association of the Northern Mariana Islands 1981
 Palau 1988
 Papua New Guinea Basketball Federation of Papua New Guinea 1963
 Samoa
 Solomon Islands Solomon Islands Amateur Basketball Federation 1987
 Tahiti
 Timor-Leste 2013
 Tonga
 Tuvalu
 Vanuatu Vanuatu Amateur Basketball Federation 1966

Top two FIBA Oceania teams[edit]

Rank Team Points
10  AustraliaC 234
20  New Zealand 72

C Current zone champion


* updated 21 August 2016

Competitions[edit]

Current champions[edit]

Men's Women's U-18 Men's U-18 Women's U-16 Men's U-16 Women's
 Australia  Australia  New Zealand  Australia  Australia  Australia

References[edit]

  1. ^ FIBA Oceania Championship - Overview, FIBA.com, Retrieved 28 October 2015.

External links[edit]