The new international club season has now begun and two of our referees will be travelling to France shortly to officiate games in the FIBA EuroCup Women.
Iain MacDonald travels to Mont de Marsan for a match up between Basket Landes v Cadi le Seu and Simon Unsworth will be in Charleville – Mezeres to help oversee Flammes Carlo Basket v Liege Panthers, with both games on 16 October..
The news cap a busy summer for our officials and commissioners across Europe following a number of appointments to cover various European competitions.
Iain MacDonald travelled to Greece as the GB official for the FIBA U18 Men’s European Championship Division A and was also present at the FIBA U16 Men’s European Championship Division B in Montenegro.
Likewise, Gavin Williams was also in Montenegro at the FIBA U16 Men’s European Championship Division B and Chris Dodds was part of the FIBA Women’s EuroBasket 2019 officiating team in Latvia and Serbia.
Simon Unsworth travelled to the Czech Republic for the FIBA U20 Women’s European Championship as a neutral official as well as North Macedonia as the GB official for the FIBA U18 Women’s European Championship Division B.
Paul Unsworth was the GB official at the FIBA U20 Men’s Championship in Israel, whilst Mariann Dodds Miklosik travelled to the FIBA U16 Women’s Division C in Moldova and the U18 Men’s FIBA European Championship Division C in Andorra.
Our commissioners were also busy as Robert Bald was involved with the FIBA U16 Women’s European Championship Division A in North Macedonia, Martin Ford went out to the FIBA U20 Men’s European Championship Division B in Portugal and Alison Muir was in the Czech Republic for the U20 FIBA Women’s European Championship Division A.
Congratulations go to Trevor Pountain, who completed his extensive FIBA career as a commissioner with an appointment to the U18 Men’s FIBA European Championship Division C in Andorra.
Congratulations also go to Steve Ferriss and Josh Bowe who received their FIBA Licence as part of the 2019-2021 licensing period.