Barking Abbey’s Jubrile Belo received a late call up to the Great Britain Under-20 camp which opened this weekend at the Colchester Campus, University of Essex.
Belo, a 6’8″ big man, burst onto the scene this season after joining BA for a prep year following two years at Havering College. He has recently committed to Lamar Community College for next season.
— Coach Vear (@CoachVear) June 22, 2017
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Additionally, St Peter’s Sam Idowu is the only other change from the initial squad released, being forced to withdraw due to injury, however, Belo’s call up came prior to knowledge of Idowu’s withdrawal.
Head Coach Andreas Kapoulas is understood to have made cuts already, as the squad prepares for a trip to Portugal on Thursday, where they will face Portugal, Finland and Belarus.
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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