Ajax Basketball Player Makes National Team

Durham, ON, Canada / channel12
(Courtesy Ontario Scholastic Basketball Association)

(Courtesy Ontario Scholastic Basketball Association)

Canada Basketball announced their 2016-2017 U17 men’s national team. Making the roster from Ajax is 6’0 Guard Stefan Smith. The 12-man team will compete at the U17 FIBA World Championships in Spain.

“We’re pleased with the players’ progress and have put together a strong team,” said Dave DeAveiro, head coach. “We look forward to building off of last year’s silver medal finish in Argentina and representing Canada on the world stage.”

The squad will complete training camp in Toronto on June 10th and head to Toulouse, France for a three-game exhibition tournament against the French hosts, Australia and Argentina. The team will then head to Zaragoza to represent Canada at the 2016 U17 FIBA World Championships from June 23rd- July 3rd.

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