Official Announcement: 2009 U20 GB Deaf Men Basketball Team

GB basketball team sample uniformDeaf Basketball UK in conjunction with UK Deaf Sports officially announces the 2009 Under-20 Great Britain Deaf Men Basketball team who will be competing in the 2nd DIBF U20 European Deaf Basketball Championships to be held in Lublin, Poland on 22 to 27 June 2009.

Our congratulations to those currently selected players and officials as follows:

THOMAS GIDDENS
AERON MAZIJA
DAVID McNAMARA
ALEXANDER MILNER
ABDULLAH MUSTAFA
CALUM THOMPSON

Head Coach: MOTY ALLSHEVER
Assistant Coach: RAMAS RENTELIS

DBUK wish the GB players and officials with all the best of luck in this prestige youth European championships along with other 7 European countries. This is the first time for Great Britain deaf sports to be competing in the under-20 age group championships and they are already setting their sight to 2010 U20 World Deaf Basketball Championships to be held in Stockholm, Sweden in June 2010. With very limit funding, this would not have been made possible without the support of players’ families, friends and our associates – thank you to all.

Update and basketball results can be found on championships website – www.u20.em-basketball2009.pl

DBUK will be adding photos and update on this website at the conclusion of the championships – stay tuned!

Good luck Great Britain U20 Deaf Men Basketball Team!

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