SABA Championship: Clinton Stallone to lead SL Basketball Squad
The selection panel of Sri Lanka Basketball Federation (SLBF) has selected a strong 15-member squad for the upcoming SABA Championship in Dhaka, Bangladesh. The squad is a mixture of youth and experience and should fare well at the Championship. Clinton Stallone of Sri Lanka Navy will captain the side, which includes two schoolboys in Yoganathan Simron from Angel International School, Jaffna and Shehan Fernando of St. Joseph’s College, Colombo. A total of 60 players attended trials and the squad was pruned to 15 after the selection process was completed.
Squad: Yogananthan Simron (AIS Jaffna), Asanka Mahesh Rajakaruna (Navy), Dasun Nilantha Mendis (Ministry of Education), Praneeth Udumalagala (FairFirst Insurance), Nimesh Fernando (DFCC), Sasindu Dilshan Gajanayake (Army), Shehan Fernando (St. Joseph’s College), Clinton Stallone (Captain, Navy), Thimothi Nithushan (Commercial Credit and Finance), Shehan Udayanga Perera (FairFirst Insurance), Gayan de Croos (Commercial Credit and Finance), Arnold Brent (ESOFT Metro Campus), Pawan Gamage (Army), Chanuka Shehan Fernando (DFCC) and Rukshan Athapaththu (University of Moratuwa)