Basketballer to Represent Australia in India

The Geelong College Year 10 student Agnes Emma-Nnopu has been selected to represent Australia in the 2017 FIBA Under-16 Asian Championship from 22-28 October.

Agnes will join the Australian Sapphires team in Bengaluru, India, where they will battle for one of four spots in the 2018 FIBA Under-17 World Cup. Australia will take on China, Japan, New Zealand, South Korea, Chinese Taipei, Hong Kong and Thailand in the group stage, which will be followed by finals matches.

Just 12 players were picked for the Sapphires squad after a selection camp at Basketball Australia's Centre of Excellence.

Congratulations and best of luck at the championships!

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