We are going live! The Tall Ferns will play Taipei for fifth place at the FIBA Asia Cup in Jordan after falling
agonizingly short against Australia in their final pool game. The semi-final games will also be shown live – on MĀORI
The first semi-final featuring China v Korea will screen at 10.00 PM on Saturday night.
The second semi-final will see Japan play Australia at 1.00 AM on Sunday 3 October.
The Tall Ferns will play Chinese Taipei at 4.00 AM on Sunday 3 October with the game repackaged with te reo commentary
to play on Te Reo Channel at 8.00 PM Sunday 3 October.
The Tall Ferns are ranked 36 in the world (6th in zone). Among them is Charlisse Leger-Walker (Te Whakatōhea, Ngāti
Porou), who was this year’s winner for Excellence in Sport at Ngā Tohu Matariki O Te Tau, Māori Television Matariki
Awards 2021.SCHEDULE:SATURDAY 2 OCTOBER 10.00 PM 1ST China v KoreaSUNDAY 3 OCTOBER 1.00 AM 2nd Japan v AustraliaSUNDAY 3 OCTOBER 4.00 AM Tall Ferns v Chinese Taipei 5TH/6THREPLAY 3 OCTOBER 8.00 PM ON TE REO CHANNELMONDAY 4 OCTOBER 1.00 AM FINAL