The 26th Maharashtra Inter State Basketball championship is being held at Father Agnel’s Technical Sports complex, Vashi from April 22 to 26. The selected players from the above tournament would represent the Nationals at YMCA Byculla. The tournament is conducted for boys and girls under 16 teams. Altogether there are around 50 teams from all over Maharashtra participating in this tournament which includes 30 boys’ teams and 19 girls’ teams. 30 officials will be officiating the tourney. The five day event is organized by Father Agnel’s Technical Complex auspices of Maharashtra State Basketball association. The selected players from the tournament will represent the state team in the 26th Youth National Basketball Championship for boys and girls at Mastan, YMCA at Byculla. After selection of the players for Nationals, there will be a special training provided to. We spoke to the Basketball coach of Amravati team, Jayant Deshmukh. Principal of the school Father Almeida also appreciated the enthusiasm of the children. With cameraperson Abhay Prasad, Vrushali Chitre for NMTV news.
November 30, 2008