Basketball star hailing from Addu City shines in Australia

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Perth, Australia – Maira Mehwish Moosa (12) has earned a spot in the Western Australia League Junior category.

Born in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, to parents from Addu City’s Feydhoo and Meedhoo, Maira is an excellent student and won multiple sports awards.

The 12 year old who also played basketball in the Maldives is currently living in Australia as her mother pursues a PHD in a Perth University. Maira has represented her high school in regional tournaments and was included in the top 5 players among Western Australian Schools. She has won multiple basketball awards since 2020.

Maira has also published a storybook “Maira in Silent Space” which is available in bookshops in Maldives.