GB Under-18 Women's roster confirmed for European Championships -

GB Under-18 Women’s roster confirmed for European Championships

The final 12-player roster for Great Britain’s Under-18 Women has been confirmed ahead of the start of their European Championships, Division B campaign on Friday.

Karen Burton has named a squad that features five players that competed in the 2022 edition including Leia Edwards who led GB with 12.6 points and 7.6 rebounds per game.

Liv Forster, Violet Stutz, Grace Strickland and Natalie Charity also return for another campaign in Sofia, Bulgaria.

There are also a quartet of players that make the step up from representing the GB Under-16s last summer with Katie Cox and Felicia Jacobs joined by Scottish duo Zoe Sharpe and Alex McIntosh.

Nottingham duo Valerie Cassidy-De Falco and Yemisi Mefful will make their junior national team debuts alongside CoLA forward Esther Kursite.

GB Under-18 Squad

Valerie Cassidy-De Falco – Nottingham Wildcats
Natalie Charity – Nottingham Wildcats
Katie Cox – Sevenoaks Suns
Leia Edwards – Sierra Canyon (USA)
Olivia Forster – Ipswich
Felicia Jacobs – CoLA
Esther Kursite – CoLA
Alexandra McIntosh – Ayr Storm
Yemisi Mefful – Nottingham Wildcats
Zoe Sharpe – Caledonia Gladiators
Grace Strickland – Barking Abbey
Violet Stutz – CoLA

GB open the tournament against Bosnia and Herzegovina on Friday before further games with Ireland and Norway in Group B with the top two teams advancing to the quarter-finals.

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