Tonga lose 71-70, but their presence alone is a win

Tonga’s Obadaiah Paea drives at the American Samoa defence during their 71-70 loss at the FIBA Polynesian Cup yesterday. (Photo: Misiona Simo)

(SAMOA OBSERVER) – THE Tonga men’s national basketball team lost their opening game of the FIBA Polynesian Cup, but the greater victory was the fact they got on the court at all. As of last week Tonga were going to have to pull out of the tournament, not having the funding to afford accommodation here […]

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