12 Athletes Selected for Senior Women’s National Team Asia Exhibition Series
Canada Basketball – EDMONTON, AB (July 25, 2018) – Canada Basketball announced today the 12 athletes who will represent Canada in a four-game Asia Exhibition series in China and Japan from August 1-7.
Click here for the Senior Women’s National Team Asia Exhibition roster.
As preparations continue ahead of the FIBA Women’s Basketball World Cup 2018, Canada will face 10th ranked China and 13th ranked Japan. At the FIBA Women’s Asia Cup 2017, Japan (champions) and China (3rdplace) both qualified for this September’s World Cup.
Steve Baur (Canada Basketball) will assume head coaching duties for the series and will be joined by fellow assistant Carly Clarke (Ryerson University).
Training camp is closed to the public. Media are invited to post-practice scrums on the following dates:
Thursday, July 26
11:15 a.m. Gym Opens
11:35 a.m. Availability
Friday, July 27
10:50 a.m. Gym Opens
11:10 a.m. Availability
*All times are MDT and subject to change
Media interested in attending training camp can contact Matt Walker (firstname.lastname@example.org). Practices will take place at the Saville Community Sports Centre in Edmonton.
Canada is currently ranked a program-high 5th in the FIBA World ranking presented by Nike.
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