Friday, February 15, 2019

BBF names FIBA Pre-Qualifiers team


By  Randy Smith

NASSAU, BAHAMAS – The Bahamas Basketball Federation (BBF) yesterday named the team that will represent the country later this month at the 2021 International Basketball Federation (FIBA) AmeriCup Caribbean Pre-Qualifiers. The four-day event runs from February 21-25 in Belize.

BBF Vice President Mario Bowleg said the federation is confident that the team will have a strong showing against the other teams from the region. Once again, the team will be sponsored by the Baha Mar Resort.

“First off, we are thankful to Baha Mar for making this trip possible,” Bowleg said. “This is the first leg to qualify for the 2024 Olympics. The team leaves this week for Miami, Florida to begin practice sessions and scrimmages against local college teams.”  Read more >>