GB reveal 12-man squad for Germany contest -

GB reveal 12-man squad for Germany contest

Ovie Soko

British Basketball have revealed the 12-man squad to face Germany on Saturday in their FIBA Eurobasket 2022 qualifier.

Ovie Soko returns to the team, joining veterans Dan Clark, Gareth Murray, Gabe Olaseni, Ashley Hamilton, Myles Hesson, Luke Nelson, Teddy Okereafor and Ben Mockford, with newer faces Dwayne Lautier-Ogunleye, Tariq Phillip, and Jacob Round also included.

GB go into the game versus Germany with momentum following a crucial 74-59 win over Montenegro in November.

Qualification can be clinched on Saturday if GB beats Germany (4pm GMT tip), and Montenegro loses to France. GB face France in the final qualifier on Monday (4pm GMT).

The games will be able to be watched live on LiveBasketball.TV.

GB Senior Men Roster vs Germany

Dan Clark, Real Canoe (ESP)
Ashley Hamilton, Plymouth Raiders (GBR)
Myles Hesson, Élan Chalon (FRA)
Dwayne Lautier-Ogunleye , Poiters Basket 86 (FRA)
Ben Mockford, Bristol Flyers (GBR)
Gareth Murray, Glasgow Rocks (GBR)
Luke Nelson, Göttingen (GER)
Teddy Okereafor, Bristol Flyers (GBR)
Gabe Olaseni, Büyükçekmece (TUR)
Tarik Phillip, Tofaş (TUR)
Jacob Round, Levitec Huesca (ESP)
Ovie Soko, Le Mans (FRA)

Coaching/support staff
Acting Head Coach: Marc Steutel
Assistant Coach: Jamie Smith
Assistant Coach: Andreas Kapoulas
Head Performance Analyst: Adam Sewell
Team Manager & Head of Delegation: Chris Morris
Head Sports Therapist: Tom Cresswell
Physiotherapist: Aaron Wharton
Covid-19 Compliance Officer: Kevin Campbell-Karn
Team Doctor: Dr Matthew Brown

Dan Clark (106 caps) will edge closer to catching all-time men’s cap winner Eric Boateng (116 caps) and is one offensive rebound away from tying Boateng for most career offensive rebounds (136).

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