ABBA News

July 13, 2017
ABBA Confirms Seven Countries to participate in this year’s LIBA Tournament

After announcing that this year’s Under 20 Male Leeward Islands Basketball Tournament (LIBA) will be hosted in Antigua under the auspices of the Antigua and Barbuda Basketball Association (ABBA), President of the ABBA, Daryll Matthew, affirms that seven (7) teams are confirmed to participate in the upcoming tournament slated for the 23rd to 27th of…

June 8, 2017
Antigua and Barbuda Basketball Association to host 2017 U-20 Male LIBA Tournament

The Antigua and Barbuda Basketball Association (ABBA) is pleased to announce that plans are currently underway to host the 2017 Under 20 Male Leeward Islands Basketball Association (LIBA) Tournament slated for August 23rd to 27th at the JSC Sports Complex. The update comes months after revealing the training squad, coaches, and management staff, due to…

May 24, 2017
Braves Capture Playoff Title

By Neto Baptiste (Observer Media Group) Hands Up Foundation (HUF) Baldwin Braves are the new Antigua & Barbuda Basketball Association (ABBA) Playoff champions. Braves closed out their best of five finals 95-84 against former champions Flyers on Sunday night, winning the series 3-1 in game four. The Grays Farm team came from a game down…

May 16, 2017
Braves Rebound To Level Playoff Finals

By Neto Baptiste (Observer Media Group) Hands Up Foundation (HUF) Baldwin Braves levelled their intense best-of-five playoff basketball finals against Flyers 1-1 on Sunday, winning game 2 by three points. Contesting the feature match of a double-header at the JSC basketball court, Braves came from a 12-point deficit at the end of the third quarter,…

May 12, 2017
Basketball boss hails contributions of stalwarts

By Neto Baptiste (Observer Media Group The Antigua & Barbuda Basketball Association (ABBA) has expressed appreciation for two of the game’s stalwarts who have announced their retirement from competition. Former national players, Bryan “Hollywood” Matthew and Marlon “Buju” Charles, made the decision to move away from the competitive side of the game following the exit…

May 12, 2017
Flyers Set The Pace In Playoff Finals

By Neto Baptiste (Observer Media Group) Flyers seized game one of their best-of-five playoff finals against HUF Baldwin Braves on Wednesday, beating the Antigua & Barbuda Basketball Association’s (ABBA) playoff favourites by 11 points to take command of the series. Playing at the JSC basketball complex, Flyers outscored their opponents in all but the final…