FIBA youth European Championships draw ceremony taking place in Belgrade
Great Britain’s youth sides will have their time to shine next summer as the draw for the respective tournaments according to age group was made earlier today in Belgrade.
The GB U20 Men will head to Tel Aviv for the European Championships, where they will face off against Turkey, France and Montenegro. The tournament starts on 13 July and runs through until 20th.
The U20 GB Women have been paired with neighbours Ireland in Group B of the European Championships, Division B with Ukraine making up the pool.
Taking place between 3-11 August, the tournament will have a host city to be announced on Monday morning.
GB’s U18 Men will head to Greek city of Volos for the European Championships where they will square-off against Germany, Turkey and reigning champions, Serbia in Group A.
The U18 European Championships take place from 27 July to 4 August.
The U18 Women though will be heading to Skopje, the capital of the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia where they will in Group D of their European Championship, Division B tournament.
GB will be housed with Sweden, Netherlands, Ukraine, Luxembourg and Albania in their group with the tournament running from 5-14 July.
GB’s U16 Boys are grouped alongside Slovak Republic, Finland, Austria, Romania and Belgium in a packed Group D of their European Championship, Division B pool.
Finally, in Sofia, Bulgaria GB’s U16 Girls will face near neighbours Ireland as well as Belarus, Portugal, Albania and Austria in their group in the Division B tournament, taking place from 15 – 24 August.
The arrangements for the Great Britain national age group programmes including details on the preparation and selection process for the European Championships will be communicated by the end of January 2019.
This will include the men’s and women’s under-16, 18 and 20s.