Indian U-16 boys qualify for Asian basketball

Dhaka, July 6 (IANS) The India Under-16 basketball team cruised into the third FIBA Asia Championship to be held in Tehran from Sep 25 to Oct 4 by winning all their three qualifying matches in the South Asian Basketball Association (SABA) qualifiers here.

Indian boys started their campaign by winning against Maldives 95-50. They then followed it up by a scintillating performance against Nepal winning 92-22 and finally secured the berth defeating host Bangladesh in their final match on Friday 103-59.

The team is coached by Raghavendra Singh Gour and Tirtesh Guha.

Results:

India Vs Maldives - 95-50 (29-3, 53-9, 82-24, 95-50) 3rd July 2013

India Vs Nepal - 92-22 (27-9, 41-15, 64-20, 92-22) 4th July 2013

India Vs Bangladesh - 103-59 (20-11, 50-13, 70-33, 103-59) 5th July 2013

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