Picture from left to right: (front row) Director Linda Ngirameketii, Honorable Gustav N. Aitaro, Minister of State, Honorable Thomas Schubert, Honorary Consul of Germany to Palau and the five archive staff to attend the training: Grace Oiterong Erungel, (back row) Victoria Ann Wesley, Iyar Dolmers, Zoe Kisaol Earnest and Maria Alohdia Rechuld.

GOLD COAST (Australia) – FIBA Oceania’s Zone Assembly have elected David Reid as the new Oceania President for FIBA’s upcoming cycle (2023-2027) on Saturday 6 May in Gold Coast, Australia.

Following his election as the President of FIBA Oceania, Reid has become the first elected member of the FIBA Central Board for the 2023-2027 term. This appointment will take effect after the conclusion of the FIBA Congress 2023.

The Zone Assembly also elected the new board members:

– John Carey of Australia
– Megan Compain of New Zealand

– Jubilee Kuartei of Palau
– Frank Cruz of Guam
– Ioane Naivalurua of Fiji

Newly appointed FIBA Oceania President, David Reid, commented that the Zone Assembly appointments will further assist with driving growth in the region over the next four years.

“It is a privilege to be appointed President of FIBA in Oceania and I look forward to working with the Board and our National Federations over the coming years as we continue to develop basketball across the region,” said Reid. “We have unique challenges and opportunities within the region and l believe we are well-positioned to increase basketball participation on and off the court in Oceania over the next four years and beyond.”

The Zone Assembly was graced by FIBA President Hamane Niang, FIBA First Vice-President Sheikh Saud Ali Al Thani, FIBA Treasurer Ingo Weiss, and FIBA Secretary General Andreas Zagklis.

“The FIBA Oceania Zone Assembly today has been a wonderful collaboration of National Federations, as they came together to plan for the future of basketball development in their respective countries guided by the strategic objectives of the global FIBA strategy,” Zagklis said. “Incorporating the FIBA Plus Fundamentals Workshop, following the assembly, is also a great opportunity for National Federations to capitalize on the resources available to facilitate the progression of basketball across Oceania.”

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