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It's Time For EYBL!!!

Pubblicato il Giovedì 23 Ottobre 2014 - EYBL / EGBL


It's time for another international appointment for Stellazzurra Basketball Academy, it's time for EYBL!

During this week end the team coached by Michael Catalani will begin one of the greatest innovations of the season 2014/15: the European Youth Basketball League.

At the EYBL participates teams under17 (born 1998-1999). Stellazzurra Basketball Academy has been included in Group D in Division 1, along with Academy of Vasas Budapest, the swedish of BS Fryshuset and finns of Namika Lahti Juniorit.

From October 23 to 26 the Round1 will be held in Riga together with GroupC, consisting of 3 Latvian teams and one Estonian (BS DSN Riga, Riga BS and BS Ogre all three of Latvia and Save Rock Tartu of Estonia). Stellazzurra Basketball Academy will play against all configurations of Group C and the swedish of BS Fryshuset of their group.

The championship will take place later in the other two stages, one in January and one in March, where the boys of Stella Azzurra will play against all the other team of their gruop and group A and B of Division one. At the end there will be the Superfinal, from 21 to 24 May in Saratov in Russia.

Below the words of coach Catalani before to start: "We are ready to start this adventure. It will be a very intensive three-day period and we are sure it will be very interesting to find out the level of our opponents in the field.  Our team will be composed by 13 players born between 1998 and 1999, with whom we want to be competitive. First of all we have to be good to make good our stuff, so be careful in defense and find the right mechanisms in offensive phase. It goes without saying that we are going to Riga to win. This will definitely be a good experience, we want to deal with different situations, learn and see different systems to play basketball. Stellazzurra Basketball Academy is the only one in Italy that participate to this kind of competitions, it will be an opportunity for growth for all. "
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