After a successful weekend for our school teams, our U18 team – recently victorious against Gran Canaria – is travelling this Wednesday to Santa Cruz de Tenerife to play in the classic international tournament organized by Club Baloncesto Unelco, which gathers some of the best teams in Europe.

Junior CBA

There will be ten teams participating in the tournament, in celebration of its 20th anniversary. The Canarias Basketball Academy U18 team will play in group “A” with FC Barcelona, Spain Champion, Italian Stellazurra, a a selection of players from Tenerife that will represent the island (Tenerife Selection) and Club Baloncesto Tara. The aim of this tournament for our U18 team to is continue preparing for the season, with the overarching focus on the future Adidas Next Generation Tournament which the U18 team will attend at Kaunas after Christmas.

In group “B” will be Real Madrid, CSKA Moscu, USK Future Stars Praga, Canterbury Lions and the Unelco Tu Alteza.

Schedule:

14/12 – 20:15 h: CANARIAS BASKETBALL ACADEMY – Stellazurra Basketball Academy

15/12 – 12:15 h: CANARIAS BASKETBALL ACADEMY – Club Baloncesto Tara

16/12 – 11:45 h: Tenerife Selection – CANARIAS BASKETBALL ACADEMY

16/12 – 20:00 h: FC Barcelona – CANARIAS BASKETBALL Academy

December 17st, will be the last day of this tournament following the classic format, finals match will feature the top teams of Group A and Group B. Also a slam dunk contest and a three point shooting competition will be held prior to announcement of a winner.