Antananarivo, August 4, 11:50 a.m. – The 12 players selected for the Afrobasket U18 boys adventure are known. The national technical management of the Malagasy Basketball Federation (FMBB) published the final list on Wednesday, as stipulated in the competition rules. Of the 13 who had been selected at the end of last week, Victorien Léon Emmanuel had to leave the selection.
During the initial grouping, at the beginning of July, they were 20 players to join the National Academy of Ampefiloha Sports. A week later, there were only 15 left to continue the preparation. According to Angelot Razafiarivony, national technical director of the FMBB, this list of 15 players has been maintained until one week of the Afrobasket U18 in case of injuries.
Friday, Jean Michel Ramaroson, president of the FMBB, had announced that the list goes from 14 to 13 players. Joyce Donatien Indriamihaja then left his partners, but before him, Hariliva Mandresy Radison has already said goodbye to the group.