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GB Under-16s Final 12 Set, Go 3-3 in Prep

Great Britain Under-16s’ final 12 is set ahead of the European Championships in Sofia, Bulgaria with their Division B campaign starting today.

Kenrick Liburd confirmed his roster following a three-game series against Ireland U17s – losing 1-2 – before beating Division A opposition Denmark 2-1 in Nottingham.

GB opened with a 57-72 defeat against Ireland before bouncing back with a 56-44 victory and then went down 75-77 in overtime in the series decider having had a big lead.

They then suffered an opening 55-69 loss against Denmark, despite 16 points and 19 rebounds from Isimenme Ozzy-Momodu. GB then recorded a 72-50 success in the second game with 18 points for Abbey Whitehouse as they dominated the third quarter to take control.

In the series decider, GB U16s claimed a 46-39 victory with Paige Martin scoring a team-high 10 points, while Ozzy-Momodu collected 16 rebounds.

Asha Andrews recently competed for GB Under-18s at the European Championships in Skopje.

GB Under-16s Squad 2019:

Asha Andrews, Sevenoaks Suns
Isobel Bunyan, Pontypridd Panthers
Ella Doherty, Caledonia Pride
Fatmata Janneh, Newham Youngbloods
Katie Januszewska, Derby Trailblaizers
Molly Lavin, Richmond Knights
Joice Leavold, Oaklands College Wolves
Paige Martin, Hastings High School (USA)
Neve Marvill, Derby Trailblaizers
Chennai Mushore, Sevenoaks Suns
Isimenme Ozzy-Momodu, Southwark Pride
Abbey Whitehouse, Sheffield Hatters

Watch GB Under-16s in their first game against Portugal at 4:15pm UK time on the FIBA YouTube channel.

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