FIBA Asia Cup 2021 Pre-Qualifiers 2019 ,Ahead of FIBA Asia Cup 2021 pre-qualifier in Dhaka, Bangladesh, Bhutan Basketball Federation (BBF) has placed its pre-qualifier hope on the young and reformed squad.The national basketball team will play one of the highest levels of regional or continental competition when they open their FIBA Asia Cup 2021 Pre-qualifiers tournament on June 26 in Dhaka. In an attempt to form a professional and better team, Basketball Federation started with a professional selection procedure for the national squad in May last year.Today, the squad has the maximum number of players below the age of 25. The team was finalised two weeks ago, according to the federation officials.BBF’s international relation officer, Lhendup D Dorji, said the team was prepared for the qualifier. “We hope for the better result this time. The squad has been training for last 10 months and we are confident with the squad including young and skilled players.
The national squad has played with the A-league clubs for last one month to gain game experience and also to gain maximum game timing. However, the official said that the weather in Bangladesh would not be favourable to the team.
The 12 men squad has been preparing for the qualifier since September last year. The squad will leave for the pre-qualifier tournament Monday.
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