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πŸ‡¬πŸ‡§ Great Britain Senior squad announced ahead of FIBA World Cup qualifiers

British Basketball have announced a 14-man roster for their remaining FIBA Basketball World Cup 2019 Qualifiers against Estonia and Israel, the first of which takes place next Friday.

Four players selected were based in the BBL last season including league MVP Justin Robinson along with Surrey Scorchers’ Josh Steel and Glasgow Rocks duo Gareth Murray and Kieron Achara – who is set to win his 100th international cap.

Other returning regulars such as Dan Clark, Eric Boateng, Teddy Okereafor and Gabe Olaseni are back in the lineup, which also includes Ryan Richards and Mo Soluade.

Carl Wheatle made his senior debut in the run-up to EuroBasket 2017, while there is a first place for Chigwell’s Akwasi Yeboah.


0 Gabe Olaseni, 6’11″ Centre
1 Will Saunders, 6’7″ Forward
4 Mo Soluade, 6’4″ Guard
5 Teddy Okereafor, 6’4″ Guard
7 Josh Steel, 6’5″ Guard
8 Tarik Phillip, 6’3″Guard
9 Ryan Richards, 6’10″ Forward
10 Dan Clark, 6’9″ Forward
11 Gareth Murray, 6’9″ Forward
13 Eric Boateng, 6’10″ Centre
15 Akwasi Yeboah, 6’6″ Guard/Forward
20 Kieron Achara, 6’10″ Forward
24 Carl Wheatle, 6’5″ Forward
25 Justin Robinson, 6’2″ Guard

Head Coach: Alberto Lorenzo
Assistant Coaches: Lloyd Gardner, Drew Sullivan, German Gabriel
Assistant Coach & Performance Analyst: Jamie Smith
Assistant Performance Analyst: Oli Thompson
Head of Medical Services: Paul Fisher
Strength and Conditioning Coach: Mark Williams
Sports Therapist: Nick McCarthy
Team Doctor: Dr Craig Zalecki
Head of Medical Services: Paul Fisher
Team Manager: Chris Morris

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