Xmas Basketball Champ 2015

On Saturday 28th Nov 9am, the Kiribati Basketball Federation officially opened the event known as the Xmas Basketball Champ in the Bairiki Basketball Court. Two weeks prior the game commences NBDO and two H4H coaches volunteering distributing registration forms, advertising via radio, network and flyers hang around the island especially in playing venues, villages and etc. One week prior all registration forms returned from different teams per clubs. These are Bairiki club registering 1 division men, division 2 A, 2 B, Betio club registering 2 teams for division 1 men, division 2 A, 2 B, Bairiki club, Teaoraereke club, Eita club, Bikenibeu club, Nawerewere club and Buota club. For overall, there were 10 teams for men, 8 teams for division 2 A men, 6 for division 2 B and women division 1. The game runs weekly from Monday - Friday starting games from 3pm for junior boys and senior men and women 5pm onwards.

Womens and junior boys are heading now their last matches on Saturday 19/12 before the playoffs coming. Senior men will be completing their games next week on Tuesday 22/12 afternoon and all playoffs to be kick off the next day. The game suppose to be completed earlier but due to bad weather there are few games did not matched which can make the competition slow. The federation, NBDO, officials and all volunteers work hard to make the event successful.


Comment Guidelines: The SportsTG Network is made up of players, families and passionate sports followers like you who have a strong opinion about sport. That's great - we want you to have your say and share your thoughts with the world. However, we have a few rules that you must follow to keep it fun for all. Please don't be rude, abusive, swear or vilify others. Apart from some pretty serious sport sanctions, we also can ban you and report you if things get out of hand. So play fair and have fun, and thanks for your contribution.

Notice Board

Board Meetings - Monthly

Friday 29th May, 2015

Coming soon to a court near you!!!!


1. 3X3 tournament (U12 boys and girls) - 16th May

2. H4H 3X3 tournament - 30th May

3. High Schools Basketball league

3. National Basketball Championship (in honor of independence day) - 6th June 

Development Work

1. School Holiday Break Training camp for U12 boys & girls

2. Refereeing and coaching workshops

3. Coaching clinics in Primary schools and secondary schools

4. Ministries H4H Lunctime session


Update photos&stories onto website-weekly

Current affairs with Jonna Ferris for H4H

Twice a week press release to FM 88, FM 89



Keep visiting this corner for up coming events organised by KBF!

Photo Gallery

FIBA Oceania News

Major Partners

Club Links - Navbar

Choose a Club