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Hanson and Cavli selected in England U15 squad for Copenhagen Tournament

Manchester Magic Juniors Ceejay Hanson and Zeki Cavli have been selected in the England U15 development squad for the Copenhagen Invitational Tournament next weekend. The squad of 16 were put through their paces this past weekend at a training camp before being cut to the final 12 selected for the Tournament. Manchester Magic’s NBL Division 1 Men’s new Head Coach, Aurimas Verbukas, is a part of the coaching team heading out to the Tournament in Denmark this weekend.

The England team will face TopSportSchool VBL (Belgium), Kenya and hosts Denmark (White) in the group stage.

Schedule (Boys)

Friday 15th June

9:00am England U15 87-77 Kenya

5:00pm England U15 50-62 TopSportSchool VBL

Saturday 16th June

11:00am England U15 85-52 Denmark (White)

5:00pm 5th-8th Placement games England U15 90-36 Berlin BBV

Sunday 17th June

12:45pm Placement games 5th-6th England U15 71-74 Global Squad (USA)

England U15 Boys finished 6th.

The England U15 Girls are also in action at the Tournament, they face Iceland (Blue), Sweden (Yellow) and Csata DSE (Budapest, Hungary) in the group stage.

Schedule (Girls)

Friday 15th June

11:00am England U15 51-66 Iceland (Blue)

5:30pm England U15 65-47 Sweden (Yellow)

Saturday 16th June

9:00am England U15 50-77 Csata DSE

3:00pm 9th-12th Placement games England U15 61-40 Scotland

Sunday 17th June

11:00am Placement games 9th-10th England U15 70-58 Denmark (Red)

England U15 Girls finished 9th

Tournament updates can be found via the tournament’s twitter feed, @CPHInvitational and their website

Full Schedule here