PNG miss out on basketball medal play offs

first_imgThe visitors were too strong for PNG leading the match from start to finish.The home girls played hard but couldn’t keep up with the fast play and great defence by American Samoa who had their team in the crowd cheering them on.At half time PNG was trailing by 15 points 29-44.The American Samoans held on to the lead in the third quarter and sailed through the final quarter to claim victory.PNG finished in the top four after the pool matches but also suffered defeat to Fiji yesterday.PNG will now play for fifth and sixth place tomorrow. The country they will play will depend on today’s results.American Samoa are through to the top four and are medal contenders.last_img

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