Kiribati 35th Anniversary Independence Championship

As usual each year the entire Kiribati especially sport/teams, which is one of them basketball used to run the championship in honor of the Kiribati 35th Anniversary Independence since 1979. During the month of mid June two weeks before the federation work on the preparation of the game by distributing registration forms, secure game venues (light&court premises), press releases via air and newspapers, volunteers, officials and together with the sponsor.

Every end of two weeks (Friday) the federation always met with the Independence committee takes place in Bairiki. The meeting involves reps from other sport for the purpose of to give the precise starting date, confirmation of sponsorship to the committee and together with how they prepare their own sport for that day.  As of now, the federation basketball already commences the leagues for each teams.


The main game venue is the Bairiki Basketball court.  According to the game schedule, the game ran during the week for 1 match and 6 matches on weekends.  The schedule was uploaded onto the website where all teams encourages to access it daily especially to know their game time, date and especially their positions (ladder).

Final matches

The final match for each team has been formated to the top 4 team knockout system.  Teams place in the fifth and sixth will not be eligible to play in the playoffs seasons.

All the best to all teams

by Iotia Paul NBDO


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