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England U16s Squad For European Championships Announced

England’s under-16 squad for the upcoming European Championships in Lithuania has been announced by Basketball England.

Alan Keane’s side compete in Division A after achieving promotion last summer with their bronze medal.

“Heading into the Euros the spirits will be high and the adrenaline will be pumping with excitement,” said Keane. “I have to give huge credit to my coaching staff who have done an extensive scouting report on our group opposition while our team manager and physio continue to keep the ship moving forward on the road to excellence.

“While many may not give us a shot at Division A based on our recent set of results there will be no lack or confidence or fear of failure as the countries best group of 12 players take on the powerhouses of Europe in two weeks.”

England U16 Squad:

    Cameron Bett, Guard, Reading Rockets
    Jacob Round, Guard, Northants Thunder
    Kareem Queeley, Guard, Leicester Warriors
    Kaiyem Cleary, Guard, Manchester Magic
    Caleb Fuller, Forward, Ipswich
    Daniel Ogoro, Guard, Brentwood Fire
    Jacob Iwowo, Forward, Lewisham Thunder
    Nelson Boachie-Yiadom, Forward, London Westside
    Micah Savery-Richards, Forward, Leeds Force
    Joshua Edwards, Guard, Lewisham Thunder
    Zephanjah Sharman, Centre, City of Birmingham
    Ashley Barrett-Briggs, Centre, Solent Kestrels

Their preparation continues with a two-game series in Slovenia before they head to Lithuania.

England are in Group A alongside Turkey, Germany and Russia with their first game taking place on Thursday, 6th August.

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