September 14, 2013

India's U16 boys basketball squad heads to Dongguan, China for prep camp

India's Youth (U16) Boys' basketball team will head to the city of Dongguan in China for a training/preparation camp from September 15-22, 2013. The team will stay at the NBA/CBA's Basketball School in Dongguan where they will play exhibition games against various Chinese teams. The U16s are scheduled to participate in the upcoming 3rd U16 FIBA Asia Championship in Tehran (Iran) from 25th September to 4th October.

India qualified for the U16 FIBA ABC a few months ago after winning the SABA Qualifiers in Dhaka against Maldives, Nepal, and Bangladesh. They have recently concluded their 2nd training camp at the SAI in NSWC Gandhinagar, Gujarat.

Head Coach Tritesh Guha along with Coach Raghavendra Singh Gour will be leading the Indian contingent to China under the guidance of Senior National Men's Team Head Coach Scott Flemming.

Here is India U16's 12-man roster that heads to Dongguan for the training camp - via the Basketball Federation of India (BFI):

  • Mahipal Singh (Rajasthan)
  • Akhilesh Kumar (Rajasthan)
  • Yogesh Kaneriya (Rajasthan)
  • Prabhnoor Singh (Punjab)
  • Rahul Mehta (Punjab)
  • Jaipal Singh (Punjab)
  • Ashish Briggs (Madhya Pradesh)
  • Vishal Kumar Gupta (Delhi)
  • Sunil (Delhi)
  • Mithun Das (Chhattisgarh)
  • Erash Hooda (Karnataka)
  • Arjun Pandit (Delhi)


  1. Congratulations for all selected players and all the best for upcoming U16 FIBA Asia Championship Tournament.