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GBA U18 trials-28 february 2010

By on February 25, 2010 in High School

Update on trials: Please note that there has been a change to the venue for the U18 trials this coming Sunday:

University of Johannesburg, Bunting Road, Auckland Park

Furthermore, if players are unable to attend this Sunday due to a tournament or school holidays, GBA will be running a second day of trials on the weekend of 6 March 2010 (details to be confirmed). If your players intend to participate in these trials they must have proof that they could not be in attendance this coming weekend.

It is our vision to see an annual program established for the Team GBA programme that creates a greater consistency to provincial elite talent management for all age groups. Furthermore, although we have not to date secured a sponsor for this event, we are doing what we can to create the necessary resources for the U18 teams to participate in the upcoming IPTs at which national teams will be selected. We do not view the upcoming tournament as being the only highlight of the 2010 U18 program and we will be extending the U18 provincial duty this year to creating vital energy and excitement for the sport at grassroots development. Our value proposition is thus, that by your players participating in the 2010 U18 Gauteng teams we are developing provincial and national talent for the future through a more robust elite Gauteng basketball programme.

Yours in Basketball,

Gauteng Basketball Association (GBA)

Original message:

The Gauteng Basketball Association (GBA) is hosting trials for U18 girls and boys for Team GBA 2010. Team GBA is the Elite Basketball Programme for the Gauteng Province (GP). Team GBA players are eligible for National selection via participation at inter-provincial tournaments (IPTs), such as the upcoming U18 IPTs in the City of Tlokwe (formerly Potchefstroom) from 28 March to 1 April 2010.

GBA have received formal notice from Basketball SA that the 2010 U18 IPTS will be taking place in the City of Tlokwe (formerly Potchefstroom) from 28 March to 1 April this year, the Gauteng Basketball Association (GBA) is hosting trials for girls and boys to represent Team GBA at this tournament.

Please note that only players born on or after 1 January 1992 are eligible for trials, in compliance with FIBA Africa specifications. Furthermore, players must be in the possession of a South African green ID book or SA birth certificate for proof of SA citizenship, and should be registered players with the GBA (registration will be possible at trials).

Trials will be held as follows:

Date: Sunday, 28 February 2010

Venue: University of Johannesburg (UJ) Outdoor Courts. Doornfontein Campus, Cnr Saratoga Avenue and Sherwell Street, Johannesburg

Time: 9:00am to 13:00

All players are requested to bring a certified copy of their ID Book or Birth Certificate, a basketball, sweat towel, water bottle and any other refreshments they might need.

All queries about this event can be sent to Seann Rubinek, official Team GBA Program Coordinator for the 2010 U18 Teams, to

Information provided by Danmore Chirinda

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  1. Bongani Kunene says:

    this is not a comment!!!
    im a former Mogale city basketball player, im from Westonaria and im a very good basketball player. i have noticed that the 2010 trails have passed me. i would like you to call me if there is anything you can do to put me in the list of players that are going to play this year.please, i’ll do whatever it takes.

  2. Fan01 says:

    Any updates on the National U18 IPT?

  3. Fan01 says:

    Any updates on the National U18 IPT?