Archive for May, 2013

The inaugural edition of the 1st FIBA Asia 3×3 U18 Championship for Boys and Girls has started in Bangkok, Thailand with 36 different teams, representing 18 countries across FIBA Asia – ranging from Japan in East to Lebanon in the West and Kazakhstan in the North to Maldives in the South – will be on show showcasing their skills in the Thai capital.

Nepal Boys and Girls team are also participating in the championship. On the first day of the championship, Nepal Boys team lost to Thailand 8 – 21 while in the second match Nepal Boys team beat Srilanka 13-12. It’s a mix result for Nepal Boys team.

Girls team of Nepal played only one match in the first day losing to Philippines 6 – 13.

Nepal Girls team: Sneha Shrestha, Anusha Malla, Shreya Khadka and Chhoki Dolma Tamang

Nepal Boys team: Dilli Kumar Limbu, Krishna Man Maharjan, Binesh Neupane and Sonam Thendu Sherpa.

Manager/Coach (for both team): Bikash Shahi

Nepal’s match schedule of the First FIBA Asia U-18 Boys and Girls 3X3 Basketball Championship to be held at Bangkok from May 22-24, 2013.

Times mentioned are local Bangkok time.

BOYS

22 May 2013 Wednesday

1430 Nepal vs Thailand
1700 Nepal vs Sri Lanka

23 MAY 2013 Thursday

1330 Nepal vs Lebanon
1500 Macau vs Nepal

GIRLS

22 May 2013 Wednesday

1430 Nepal vs Philippines

23 MAY 2013 Thursday

1400 Sri Lanka vs Nepal
1600 Nepal vs Malaysia
1700 Nepal vs Syria

Nepal’s Boys and Girls team are drawn in tough group for the First FIBA Asia U-18 Boys and Girls 3X3 Basketball Championship to be held at Bangkok from May 22-24, 2013.  Nepal Girls team consists of  Sneha Shrestha, Anusha Malla, Shreya Khadka and Chhoki Dolma Tamang while the boys team consists of  Dilli Kumar Limbu, Krishna Man Maharjan, Binesh Neupane and Sonam Thendu Sherpa. Bikash Shahi is the Manager/Coach of the team.

Group Draw

Nepali Boys and Girls 3×3 basketball teams are leaving for Thailandtoday to participate in the First FIBA Asia U-18 boys and girls 3X3 Basketball Championship to be held in Bangkok from May 22-24, 2013. Coach Bikash Shahi will lead the Nepali teams as Manager/Coach. Sneha Shrestha, Anusha Malla, Shreya Khadka and Chhoki Dolma Tamang are in the Nepali women´s team while the men´s team comprises Dilli Kumar Limbu, Krishna Man Maharjan, Binesh Neupane and Sonam Thendu Sherpa.

Nepal’s one and only FIBA Referee Raj Kumar Maharjan is nominated by FIBA ASIA to officiate in the First FIBA Asia U-18 Boys and Girls 3X3 Basketball Championship to be held in Bangkok from May 22-24, 2013.

India beat Mongolia 21-14 to win women’s gold while Qatar beat Saudi Arabia 19-17 to win men’s gold. Turkmenistan beat HK 10-8 to obtain 3rd place in women’s category while Iran beat Jordan 19-8 to obtain 3rd place in men’s category.

Boney Watson of Qatar along with Fadel El Zubi of Jordan and Moosa Nabipour were declared members of Dream Team for the men’s while Geethu Anna Jose of India along with Lea Abi Ghosn of Lebanon and Nigyara Nagiyeva of Turkmenistan were declared members of Dream Team for the women’s.

First FIBA ASIA 3×3 Championship for Men and Women

Quarter Final (QF) Line-up

All QF will be played on 16 May 2013

QF-W Turkmenistan vs Nepal
QF-W Mongolia vs Sri Lanka
QF-W Hong Kong vs Lebanon
QF-W India vs Qatar
QF-M Qatar (Maroon) vs Qatar (Grey)
QF-M Iran vs C. Taipei
QF-M Philippines vs Jordan
QF-M India vs K. Saudi Arabia