ANTANANARIVO (FIBA U16 African Championship 2017) –Madagascar announced a 14-man preliminary squad for the FIBA U16 African Championship 2017.
Back in 2013 Madagascar made their debut at the continental youth event and came up with a Four-Place finish.
The winner and the runners-up will secure ticket for FIBA U17 Basketball World Cup 2018 in Argentina.
Head coach Maminirina Razafindrakoto, who started the preparation nine months ago with 22 players, remains optimistic.
"We have been training together for long time. And after some friendly games the boys are showing signs of great progress”, the play caller told local media.
"Now, I can say that we are on the right track. Hopefully, we could make great impact if all goes according to our plan."