GUWAHATI, May 2 � The Basketball Federation of India (BFI) has handed over the responsibility to host the 32nd Youth National Basketball Championship, for the boys and girls U-16 years, to Basketball Association of Assam (BAA).
The all-important championship will be organisd at the Karmaveer Nabin Chandra Bordoloi Indoor Stadium, Sarusajai sports complex here from June 12 to 19. As per the BFI information, 50 to 54 teams are likely to take part in the meet and the teams will comprise of 15 members.
The BFI will select 50 boys and as many girls from this championship for the Indian U-16 team�s selection camp which will participate in the International FIBA U-16 Championship to be held at Myanmar in August.
Inter district meet: The State basketball body (BAA) will coduct the second Youth Inter District Basketball Championship (U-16) at the NF Railway Indoor Stadium, Maligaon from May 6 to 8. The Assam team for the National Youth Championship will be picked from this meet. The affiliated districts have to report at the competition venue on May 5 before 5 pm, informed Mukut Medhi, secretary BAA.