- National Teams
Kareem Queeley has added the latest honour to his resumé after finishing the season undefeated to win the Under-16 Spanish National Championship with a 98-95 victory over FC Barcelona in the final on Saturday in Spain.
Queeley finished with 10 points, 9 rebounds, 3 assists and 1 steal on 3/5 shooting in the final, and came up huge down the stretch; scoring the go ahead three-point play in the final minute, before drawing a charge with 20 seconds left to seal the result.
The 2001 born England Under-16, who made the Jordan Brand Classic International Game in March, also added this impressive finish on the break:
— KIA en Zona 🏀 (@kiaenzona) May 27, 2017
Queeley signed with Real Madrid in September of 2015, and won the Under-16 Regional Championship in his first season, before being knocked out in the last 16 of the nationals.
This year, his squad finished up 90-0, competing in the domestic league as well as tournaments in Tenerife, Hungary, Montenegro, Italy and Valladolid in Spain.
Queeley has been named in the initial GB Under-16 squad for this summer’s European Championships.