10 Ontario athletes & 4 Ontario coaches set to represent Canada at FIBA U16 Americas Championship • Ontario Basketball Association

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Canada Basketball has announced the Team Canada U16 Boys roster for the FIBA U16 Americas Championship in Mexico next week. Ontario is well represented in the roster and coaching staff, with ten athletes from Ontario, plus all four members of the coaching staff.

The FIBA U16 Americas Championship 2021 will be held August 23 to 29 in Xalapa, Mexico.

Canada U16 Boys Roster:

Name Position Hometown School
Taj Au-Duke PG Scarborough, ON Undecided
Stefan Jimenez-Vojnic PF/C Toronto, ON United Scholastic Academy (OSBA)
Baraka Okojie PG Caledon, ON Undecided
Efeosa Oliogu SF Oshawa, ON United Scholastic Academy (OSBA)
Stephen Osei PF Toronto, ON RSL Academy
AJ Osman G Ottawa, ON Dream City
Ishan Sharma SG Milton, ON Fort Erie International Academy (OSBA)
Jacob Theodosiou G Waterloo, ON Western Reserve Academy
Mikkel Tyne PG Brampton, ON Huntington Prep
Char Yeiy C London, ON Blair Academy

Team Canada will be coached by Patrick Tatham (McMaster University), with assistants Jason Dawkins (George Brown College / OBA), Charles Hantoumakos (Royal Crown), and Tarry Upshaw (Regional Elite Development Academy / Ridley College).

Team Canada wrapped up their training camp at Humber College yesterday and will now depart for Mexico. Canada will compete in Group A with Argentina, Brazil and host Mexico. The group stage schedule is below:

Date Time (EST) Opponent
Monday, August 23 6:30PM Argentina
Tuesday, August 24 9:30PM Mexico
Wednesday, August 25 6:30PM Brazil

The quarterfinals will take place on Friday, August 27, semi finals on Saturday, August 28, and the final on Sunday, August 29.

Team Canada’s games will be free to watch on the FIBA YouTube channel.

Good luck to all Ontario athletes & coaches on their quest for FIBA U16 gold!

 

LINKS

Canada’s U16 Men’s National Team announced ahead of the FIBA U16 Americas Championship 2021 (Canada Basketball)

FIBA U16 Americas Championship Xalapa 2021 (FIBA)





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