Great Britain Men Team

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Team Manager: louis.francis@deafbasketball.org.uk

Louis Francis Team Manager (Picks the team and responsible for on field issues etc.)

(More players to be added / updated)
Ramas Rentelis (Team Captain)Position: Forward
Height: 190cm (6ft2)
DOB Year: 1981
Age: 30
Nationality: British
Club: London Lions
GB Caps: 9
Background:• Have played for several years for Lithuania deaf basketball teams for the Vilnius Cup.
• Played for hearing team – South Lincoshire Dragons in Spalding – two league championships in a row 2006-2007.
• Currently playing for hearing team – Haringey Warriors in Tottenham, North of London.
• 2008 GTSV International Deaf Basketball club tournament, Frankfurt, Germany.
• 1st DIBF EuroCup 2009 Club Tournament, London, United Kingdom.• 2nd DIBF EuroCup 2010 Club Tournament; Trapani, Italy.• 3rd DIBF EuroCup 2011 Club Tournament; Patras, Greece.
• Played against CSSM Paris Deaf Basketball club.
• Tour to Israel for two friendly matches with 1 won and 1 loss, against U21 Israel Basketball team and Tev-Aviv Deaf Basketball club.
• Joined London Lions in 2007.

 

Calum ThompsonPosition: Point-Guard
Height: 185.42cm (6ft1)
DOB Year: 1992
Age: 19
Nationality: British
Club: Dawlish team
GB Caps: 9
U21 Caps: 15Background:• 2008 GTSV International Deaf Basketball club tournament, Frankfurt, Germany.
• DIBF U20 European Deaf Basketball Championships; Lublin, Poland.
• 1st DIBF EuroCup 2009 Club Tournament; London, United Kingdom.
• DIBF U21 World Deaf Basketball Championships; Lublin, Poland.
• Tour to Israel for two friendly matches with 1 won and 1 loss, against U21 Israel Basketball team and Tev-Aviv Deaf Basketball club.
• Playing basketball for Mary Hare school team.
• Joined London Lions in 2008.
Alex MilnerPosition: shooting guard/Forward
Height: 188cm (6ft2)
DOB Year: 1992
Age: 19
Nationality: British
Club: London Lions
GB Caps: 9
U21 Caps: 14Background:
• 1st DIBF EuroCup 2009 Club Tournament; London, United Kingdom.
• 2nd DIBF EuroCup 2010 Club Tournament; Trapani, Italy.• 3rd DIBF EuroCup 2011 Club Tournament; Patras, Greece.
• 2008 GTSV International Deaf Basketball club tournament, Frankfurt, Germany.
• Former Mary Hare school basketball team and student.
• DIBF U20 European Deaf Basketball Championships; Lublin, Poland.
• DIBF U21 World Deaf Basketball Championships; Lublin, Poland.
• Played against CSSM Paris Deaf Basketball club.
• Joined London Lions in 2008. 

 

Abdullah MustafaPosition: Centre/Forward
Height: 185.42cm (6ft1)
DOB Year: 1992
Age: 19
Nationality: British
Club: London Lions
GB Caps: 9
U21 Caps: 14Background:• DIBF U20 European Deaf Basketball Championships; Lublin, Poland.
• 1st DIBF EuroCup 2009 Club Tournament; London, United Kingdom.

• 2nd DIBF EuroCup 2010 Club Tournament; Trapani, Italy.

• 3rd DIBF EuroCup 2011 Club Tournament; Patras, Greece.
• DIBF U21 World Deaf Basketball Championships; Lublin, Poland.
• Joined London Lions in 2008.

 

Alfonsas VysniouskasPosition: Centre/Forward
Height: 190cm (6ft2)
DOB Year: 1974
Age: 37
Nationality: British/Lithuanian
Club: London Lions
GB Caps: 9Background:• 1st DIBF EuroCup 2009 Club Tournament, London, United Kingdom.

• 2nd DIBF EuroCup 2010 Club Tournament; Trapani, Italy.

• 3rd DIBF EuroCup 2011 Club Tournament; Patras, Greece.
• Played against CSSM Paris Deaf Basketball club.
• Joined London Lions in 2007.

Mac HendersonPosition: Guard/Forward
Height: 170cm (5ft5)
DOB Year: 1973
Age: 38
Nationality: British/Dominican
Club: London Lions
GB Caps: 9Background:• 1st DIBF EuroCup 2009 Club Tournament; London, United Kingdom.
• 2nd DIBF EuroCup 2010 Club Tournament; Trapani, Italy.
• Joined London Lions in 2010.
Bello Aminu Position: Guard
Height: 6ft
DOB Year: 1978
Age: 32
Nationality: British
Club: London Lions
GB Caps: 8Background:• North England All Star Professional Team- Grand Championship Tournament Avion Dupont in France- Champion 1998
• Deaf World Championship Athens 2002, 3rd World Rank Defensive & Offensive Rebound.
• Doncaster College: National College Basketball of North England Championship- Runner Ups (2nd) 2006
• Played for University of Sheffield Hallam 1st team.
• Joined London Lions in 2010.
Darren ProbetsPosition: Guard/Forward
Height: 6ft
DOB Year: 1977
Age: 34
Nationality: British
Club: Doncaster Deaf Devil
GB Caps: 7Background:• 18th Deaflympics Copenhagen, Denmark 1997
• Italian Tourament, Sorrento, Italy 1998
• GB Tornament, Doncaster College for the Deaf 1999
• Deaf World Championship Athens 2002
• Doncaster Deaf Devils – 1996 – 2000
• Doncaster Eagles – 1997 – 1998 National Division
• St Austell Hawks – 2000 – 2002
• Doncaster Deaf Devils – 2002 – 2006
• Hull Stingers – 2006 – 2008
• Year 2008 – 2010 – Ruptured Knee Patella and Broken ankle – 2 years recovery and rehab.
• Doncaster Deaf Devils – 2011-2012
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