The GBA Selection Committee has shortlisted the final 12 Boys and 12 Girls for the forthcoming 36th Youth National Basketball Championships to be held at Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu from the 14th to 21st May 2019. After a Open Selections Trials, followed by a State Youth Championship, an intensive camp was organised for the final 18 shortlisted players of both boys and girls.
The intensive camp was conducted by Coach Braxton Fears and Fr Ralin De Souza for a fortnight focusing on fitness, agility, skills and game systems.
The Goa Basketball Teams are as follows:
BOYS: Sahil Desai, Caelan Dias, Mokshad Naik, Nathan Viegas, Aryan Raut, Jonathan Gomes, Siddhant Gosavi, Tanish Lotlikar, Shivam Kadam, Zilu Korgoankar, Stefan de Noronha and Karl Menezes.
GIRLS: Wynona Godinho, Elaine De Costa, Sejal S Kudnekar, Shreya Singhee, Anushka Singhee, Shanaia D’Silva, Riya P Palkar, Melma Dias, Osshika Colaco, Assuciana Fernandes, Karishma Patali, and Maegan D’Costa.
The teams will have a meetings with the Parents on 10th May at 12.00 Noon, followed by the distribution of the Kit. We wish the teams all the best as the compete at the National Basketball Championships.