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06/16/2017

TEN ONTARIO ATHLETES SELECTED TO U19 MEN’S NATIONAL TEAM

 

Canada Basketball announced the final roster for the U19 Men’s National team that will be competing at the FIBA U19 Basketball World Cup in Cairo Egypt. Of the 15 athletes selected to the team, 10 are from Ontario. Ontario is also well represented in the coaching staff, as all of the coaches aside from mentor coach Steve Konchalski (Halifax, NS) are from Ontario.

The list of Ontario athletes selected to compete at the U19 FIBA World Cup are listed below: 

 

Name

Height

Hometown

Amidou Bamba

6’9

Scarborough

RJ Barrett

6’7

Mississauga

Khaleem Bennett*

6’4

Hamilton

Joel Brown*

6’3

Brampton

Danilo Djuricic

6’8

Brampton

Jordan Henry

5’10

Pickering

Abu Kigab

6’7

St. Catharines

Noah Kirkwood

6’7

Kanata

Emanuel Miller

6’7

Toronto

Prince Oduro

6’8

Toronto

*Alternates 

 

The final roster is announced following a competitive two-day tryout that was held June 13-14 at the University of Toronto-Mississauga.  The team will train in Mississauga until June 20 and then travel to France for an exhibition tournament in preparation for the FIBA U19 World Cup.
 
The U19 World Cup will take place June 1-9, as Canada will tip-off against Mali on July 1, with games against Japan and Spain to follow as part of their group phase matchups. 
 
For the full roster and list of coaching staff visit the Canada Basketball Website. For the full tournament schedule and full list of teams visit the FIBA U19 Basketball World Cup website
 

 

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