GB Under-20s Reduced to 16 Ahead of Portugal Trip

Andreas Kapoulas

Head Coach Andreas Kapoulas has reduced his Great Britain Under-20 squad to sixteen this week, ahead of their departure to Portugal tomorrow for their first games of the campaign.

Hoopsfix understands Ipswich’s Josh Apple, Brennan Morris of Loomis Chaffee School and Reading’s Ali Sbai were the first three cuts from camp on Monday, whilst another two, Moses Byekwaso and Alex Roberts, were released today.

Thirteen of the remaining sixteen will be selected to depart tomorrow to face off against Portugal, Finland and Belarus in their first competitive action of the campaign since training camp opened on Saturday in Colchester.

The remaining three will rejoin the squad when they return to England, prior to the final squad being selected.

Updated GB U20 Squad

Amin Adamu, Barking Abbey/Kent Crusaders
Obi Agu, Barking Abbey/Kent Crusaders
Andre Arissol, Otero Junior College (USA)
Harvey Barr, Lake Region State College (USA)
Jubrile Belo, Barking Abbey
Kyle Carey, Barry University (USA – transferred from University of Northern Colorado at end of season)
Morgan Carter, Charnwood College/Leicester Riders
Danny Evans, University of Maine (USA)
RJ Eytle-Rock, Barking Abbey/Kent Crusaders
Calvin Nevill-Kintu, Vincennes University (USA – last team, did not play competitively this season)
Henri Langton, Charnwood College/Leicester Riders
Luke Mitchell, Nottingham Hoods
Josh Steel, University of Duquesne (USA) (last team, departed mid-season)
Evan Walshe, Barry University (USA)
Carl Wheatle, Angelico Biella (Italy)
Akwasi Yeboah, Stony Brook University (USA)

GB U20 Schedule 2017

June 24-29: Training Camp, University of Essex
June 29: Depart for Portugal
June 30-July 3: Friendlies vs. Portugal, Finland, Belarus
July 4-7: Training, University of Essex
July 8: Depart for Hungary
July 9-11: Two friendlies vs Hungary
July 12: Depart Hungary for Romania

GB will open up their European Championship campaign on July 14 against the Netherlands in Romania. They are in Group B along with the aforementioned Netherlands, Slovak Republic, Russia, and Azerbaijan.

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