Geethu Anna Rahul: "I want to be a role model for other youngsters."
John Wooden: “It isn't what you do, but how you do it.”
Vishesh Bhriguvanshi: “I never imagined I’ll be leading the national team.”
Pratham Singh: “My teammates are like my family.”

If India wins tomorrow, it qualifies to the 2017 FIBA Under-16 Asian Championship that will be held in Malaysia later this year.

 

·         India wins 106-39 over Nepal in its third game of the 2nd SABA U16 Zone Championship.

·         Centre Princepal Singh led the team with 45 points.

·         India had 3 players scoring in double figures.

·         India will next meet Bhutan on 9th September at 11:00 am (10:45 IST).

·         If India wins tomorrow, it qualifies to the 2017 FIBA Under-16 Asian Championship that will be held in Malaysia later this year.



Bengaluru/Kathmandu, 8th September 2017: The Indian U16 men’s team has beaten Nepal 106-39 on the third day of the 2nd SABA U16 Zone Championship being held at the Dashrath Rangshala Stadium, Kathmandu. Centre Princepal Singh from India continued his extraordinary form leading all scorers with 45 points and single-handedly dominating over the Nepal team. Overall, three Indian players scored in double digits. 

Team India showcased a strong performance on both the ends of the floor not allowing any more than three Nepal players to score. India had a double digit lead over Nepal from the beginning of the game and finished even stronger. 

Moving ahead, the 3-0 India are the strongest contenders for the championship, as they take on Bhutan on 9th September at 11:00 am (10:45 IST) in their final game. 

If India wins tomorrow, it qualifies to the 2017 FIBA Under-16 Asian Championship that will be held in Malaysia later this year. 

India (Princepal SIngh 45 pts, Priyanshu 12 pts, Jerome Prince 10 pts) bt Nepal (Abhisekh Singh 20 pts) 106-39 [26-12, 24-7, 32-12, 24-8]

 

 

INDIAN CONTINGENT

 

Jersey. No.

Name

Position

DOB

Place of Birth

Representing State

Height

(cms)

(ft & inches)

Weight

(Kgs)

4

Princepal Singh

C

03/01/01

Ferozepur, Punjab

Punjab

210 (6’ 10.6’’)

95

5

Binod RAJAK

PG

02/04/01

Kolkata, West Bengal

Punjab

171 (5’ 6’’)

61

6

Harshwardhan TOMAR

F/C

01/02/01

Gwalior, Madhya Pradesh

Madhya Pradesh

199 (6’ 5’’)

91

7

Mani THAKUR

PG

26/10/01

Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh

Madhya Pradesh

173 (5’ 6’’)

63

8

Ajmer SINGH

C

09/10/01

Delhi

Chandigarh

188 (6’ 1’’)

70

9

Gaurav SHEORAN

F

10/02/02

Hisar, Haryana

Haryana

184 (6’)

73

10

Priyanshu

F

18/03/02

Shabga, Uttar Pradesh

Uttar Pradesh

183 (6’)

68

11

Jerom PRINCE GEORGE

PG

01/10/02

Saudi Arabia

Kerala

174 (5’ 7’’)

64

12

Prashant TOMAR

PG

05/03/01

Baraut, Uttar Pradesh

Karnataka

176 (5’ 7’’)

64

13

Nitish BENIWAL

PF

15/02/01

Delhi

Delhi

190 (6’ 2’’)

85

14

Vigneshwar UPADHYAY

PF

01/01/01

Azamgarh, Uttar Pradesh

Telangana

193 (6’ 3’’)

75

15

Rajveer Singh BHATI

F

26/05/02

Bikaner, Rajasthan

Rajasthan

184 (6’)

71

*PG - Point Guard / Feeder, G - Guard, F - Forward, G/F - Wing, PF - Power Forward, C - Centre, PF/C - Post

 

Team Manager: Kulvinder Gill

Coach: Vibhor Bhriguvanshi

Assistant Coach: Babu Davis

Referee: Tanmoy Das

 

GROUPINGS & UPCOMING FIXTURES

 

Pool – A

 

Pool – B

1. India

 

1. Maldives

2. Nepal

 

2. Bangladesh

3. Bhutan

 

 

 

9th Sept 2017 (Saturday)

Game No.

Match

Game Time

9.

India vs. Bhutan

11:00 AM

10.

Maldives vs. Nepal

01:30 PM

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