After loosing all the league matches of Group C in the first 3×3 youth world basketball championship in Italy, Nepal played playoffs in the classification round of the championship. After loosing to Guam by 7 – 19 in the first playoff match, Nepal played another play off match for the 35th/36th place against Qatar. In the 35th/36th place match, Nepal beat Qatar by 21 – 10. It is a historic win for Nepal in the first 3×3 youth world cup in Italy. The scorers for Nepal are Manish Tamang – 1 Pts., Norbu Tshering Lama – 9 pts., Bijay Burja – 4 pts. and Sujan Pun – 7 pts.
In the first outing in the world stage, Nepal 3×3 youth team should that there is lot potential in Nepal with 3×3 basketball. Nepal is now ranked 35th in the world in 3×3 youth category