10 Ontario athletes & 4 Ontario coaches set to represent Canada at FIBA U16 Americas Men’s Championship
Canada Basketball has announced the Team Canada U16 Boys roster for the FIBA U16 Americas Championship in Mexico next week. Ontario is well represented in the roster and coaching staff, with ten athletes from Ontario, plus all four members of the coaching staff.
The FIBA U16 Americas Championship 2021 will be held August 23 to 29 in Xalapa, Mexico.
Canada U16 Boys Roster:
|Taj Au-Duke||PG||Scarborough, ON||Undecided|
|Stefan Jimenez-Vojnic||PF/C||Toronto, ON||United Scholastic Academy (OSBA)|
|Baraka Okojie||PG||Caledon, ON||Undecided|
|Efeosa Oliogu||SF||Oshawa, ON||United Scholastic Academy (OSBA)|
|Stephen Osei||PF||Toronto, ON||RSL Academy|
|AJ Osman||G||Ottawa, ON||Dream City|
|Ishan Sharma||SG||Milton, ON||Fort Erie International Academy (OSBA)|
|Jacob Theodosiou||G||Waterloo, ON||Western Reserve Academy|
|Mikkel Tyne||PG||Brampton, ON||Huntington Prep|
|Char Yeiy||C||London, ON||Blair Academy|
Team Canada will be coached by Patrick Tatham (McMaster University), with assistants Jason Dawkins (George Brown College / OBA), Charles Hantoumakos (Fort Erie International Academy), and Tarry Upshaw (Regional Elite Development Academy / Ridley College).
Team Canada wrapped up their training camp at Humber College yesterday and will now depart for Mexico. Canada will compete in Group A with Argentina, Brazil and host Mexico. The group stage schedule is below:
|Monday, August 23||6:30PM||Argentina|
|Tuesday, August 24||9:30PM||Mexico|
|Wednesday, August 25||6:30PM||Brazil|
The quarterfinals will take place on Friday, August 27, semi finals on Saturday, August 28, and the final on Sunday, August 29.
Team Canada’s games will be free to watch on the FIBA YouTube channel.
Good luck to all Ontario athletes & coaches on their quest for FIBA U16 gold!