England Select team announced for Future Stars tournament

The England squad has been named for the Future Stars Junior International tournament at Brunel University.

The under-18s event, which takes place between August 30-September 1, has taken a hiatus since 2013 but is back with a bang.

Past tournaments have featured the likes of Rudy Gobert, Dario Saric and Tomas Satoransky.

The 2019 edition will see top European clubs preparing for the season and also features the England national team.

2019 Teams:

  • Maccabi Teddy Tel Aviv 
  • Rytas Vilnius
  • Porchse Ludwigsburg
  • Oxygen Orange 1 Basket
  • U18 England National Team

Basketball England's technical and performance manager Steve Bucknall said: “The Future Stars event is a great opportunity to offer international exposure and identifying potential in our talent pathway on our door step. 

"This tournament also aligns our Performance Talent Pathway alongside the EDP structure. It's an opportunity for our Aspire coaches  to gain valuable CPD and experience against competing and learning from international standard coaches.”

Team England Select: 

Name Height Position Team
Ridley Sherma 6'5 SF Barking Abbey 
Cameron Hildreth 6'2 SG Sussex Storm
Josh Uduje 6'5 SG King Henry School
Alexander Distras 6,0 PG Haringey Hawks 
Veron Eze 6'4 SF Copleston High School/Ipswich
Samuel Grant 6'8 F Reading Rockets
Oluwasegun Shodunke 6'3 SG Canterbury Basketball Academy (ESP)
Amari Williams 6'10 PF Myerscough College
Saul May 6'5 SF Manchester Magic
Marcus Bucknall 6'6 F Govenors Academy (USA)
Franklin Agu 6'5 F Myerscough College
Greg Wild 6'0 SG Charnwood College
Ndewedo Newbury 6'8 PF Haringey Hawks 
Daijuan Antonio 6'3 SG Trieste Basketball Academy (ITA)















Head coach: Troy Culley - Myerscough College
Assistant coach: Alex Ducasse - London Greenhouse Pioneers
Team manager: Dominic Ng - London Regional Talent Manager 
Physiotherapist: Alexandra Sasebes 

Full details of the event can be found on the website www.futurestars.eu with the tournament schedule shown on https://futurestars.eu/tournament/

Supporters can watch the event free through the Future Stats website.