Sunday, August 20, 2017

Myanmar crowns summer hoops champions

Aung San Stadium hosted the Myanmar Basketball Federation’s Summer Invitational tournament from May 17 to 25.

Club, state and regional representatives contested the finals of Myanmar Basketball Federation’s Summer Invitational on May 25. Photos: Aung Htay Hlaing / The Myanmar TimesClub, state and regional representatives contested the finals of Myanmar Basketball Federation’s Summer Invitational on May 25. Photos: Aung Htay Hlaing / The Myanmar Times

Duelling for the trophy were club sides from the country’s major cities as well as state and regional representative teams. A total of 44 teams contested the four categories of play: U19 competitions for males and females, and an open competition for each gender.

A team with numerous past successes the Mandalay Foxes won the open male competition, overpowering the Jin Jaing team in the final. Than Lwin came out top in the female open tournament after they beat the representatives of Sagaing in their closer.

Club, state and regional representatives contested the finals of Myanmar Basketball Federation’s Summer Invitational on May 25. Photos: Aung Htay Hlaing / The Myanmar TimesClub, state and regional representatives contested the finals of Myanmar Basketball Federation’s Summer Invitational on May 25. Photos: Aung Htay Hlaing / The Myanmar Times

The Sagaing Region women showed they will be a force to reckon with for many years to come as their junior side ran out winners over the second-placed Mon State.

Club, state and regional representatives contested the finals of Myanmar Basketball Federation’s Summer Invitational on May 25. Photos: Aung Htay Hlaing / The Myanmar TimesClub, state and regional representatives contested the finals of Myanmar Basketball Federation’s Summer Invitational on May 25. Photos: Aung Htay Hlaing / The Myanmar Times

Blank Basketball Club were winners in the junior male competition, seeing off competition from KME in the final.

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