Just before full time, the score was 72-70 in favour of PNG.
But Fiji bounced back through a three pointer to narrow the margin, 73-72.
More pressure was put on PNG as the crowd went wild with seconds to go.
PNG rushed to score two more points though Apia Muri to take PNG home.
Outstanding play from Iakah Leahy and Allan Wright also contributed to PNG’s victory.
PNG led all throughout the game.
First quarter the score was 24-21, halftime score was 63-51 and third quarter score was 63-51.