All-Star Five Line-Up Named for 2022
SUVA (Fiji) – The Women’s FIBA Melanesian Cup 2022 All-Star Five line-up has been named with three players backing up their 2017 honours.
Marca Muri – Papua New Guinea.
Showing she still has it, Muri backed up her FIBA Melanesian Cup 2017 All-Star Five performance with a similar display in Fiji this tournament. The captain and small forward, averaged over 40 percent of her shots, leading Team PNG making an average 10.5 shots and 3.5 assists per game.
Adeline Souque – New Caledonia
Leading from the front, Souque showed leadership, poise, and basketball IQ that inspired her team in their bronze medal win against a determined Solomon Islands outfit. As one of New Caledonia’s top performers, she averaged 4.3 rebounds and 1.8 assists per game.
Letava Whippy – Fiji
Another 2017 All-Star Five representative, Whippy demonstrated why she is one of the most consistent Fijian basketballers. The second top performer of the tournament, Whippy averaged 12.8 points and 7.5 rebounds.
Betty Angular – Papua New Guinea
From 3x3 to FIBA Melanesian Cups, nothing is too difficult for Angular as she put on a show every game at both ends of the court. Similar to teammate, Marca Muri, Angular is a consistent and reliable performer leading her team and the tournament with an average of 12.5 rebounds.
Matila Vocea – Fiji
Debuting for Fiji, Vocea was a standout under the basket and played a brand of controlled and electric basketball that eclipses her years playing at an elite level. As the tournament’s top performer, Vocea was everywhere on the court and played a pivotal role in Fiji winning gold.