Following the U17 boys and girls Regional Development Tournament in Manchester on the 3 / 4 September, the initial rosters for the England U18 Men’s and Women’s National Squad and England U17’s Men’s and Women’s National Development Programme have been announced.

120 boys and 120 girls from each of the 10 Basketball England regions took part in the Regional Development Tournament. Players were observed and assessed during the event which took place at the National Basketball Performance Centre Manchester.

38 boys and 33 girls have been selected for the England squads and they will take part in their first national camp in Manchester in December, including Newcastle Eagles School of Excellence player Orieoma Chukwu-Etu who joins the England U17’s Women’s squad.

Congratulations and well done Orieoma.

Read more on the Basketball England website.