England U16 and U18 squads, coaches & staff named for Four Nations Tournament

England U16 and U18 squads, coaches and staff have been announced for the Four Nations tournaments next month. 

The U16s will travel to Dublin and the U18s to Cardiff to take on the other home countries and Ireland. 

Cristina Stanciuca and Alexis Lewis will lead the U16 girls and boys respectively, while Lauren Milligan and Adam Davies are the respective head coaches of the U18 women and men. 

The Four Nations matches will be an opportunity for players to stake their claims for selection for the U16 and U18 Great Britain teams, though other English players not selected for these tournaments will also be in the running when those squads are chosen. 

Steve Bucknall, Basketball England Head of Talent and Performance, said: 

“Congratulations to the players, coaches and staff selected and appointed for these tournaments. It’s a great opportunity for everyone to test themselves in an international environment and to use that to learn, develop and progress.  

“These are ‘select’ squads, a good mix of players with potential who we want to look at in these conditions with one eye on assessing options ahead of GB selections. Having said that, we also want to go out and win and we are looking forward to the challenge of taking on our neighbours on their own turf.” 


U16s Girls  

Kara Bassil, Ipswich Basketball Club  
Deanna Carrington, Ipswich Basketball Club  
Alana Cheal, Storm Basketball Club 
Elizandra Costa, Manchester Mystics 
Adaora Dioramma, Haringey Hawks Basketball Club  
Ayla Habbal, Haringey Hawks Basketball Club 
Maisie Keyes, Manchester Mystics  
Hannah Lovatt, Derby Trailblazers Basketball Club 
Maia Wiseman, Ipswich Basketball Club 
Charley Woodman, Bristol Academy Flyers Basketball Club  
Alice Woodward, Nottingham Wildcats Basketball Club  
Megan Verbeeten, Storm Basketball Club 

Head Coach: Cristina Stanciuca 
Assistant Coach: Annie Scanlon 
Team Manager: Sam Bell 
Physio: Holly Savage 
S&C Coach: Madeleine Westland 

U16 Boys  

Henry Bugden, Sussex Bears Basketball Club  
Khyle Capanzana, London Lions Basketball Club  
Layjuan Farrell, City of Birmingham Rockets Basketball Club  
David Hewitt, Manchester Magic  
Corey Hill, Bristol Academy Flyers Basketball Club 
Xavier Lewis, SP Elite, USA  
Kervy Mabaya-Muteba, Enfield Scorpions Basketball Club 
Elijah Omar, Brixton Topcats 
Maxwell Revell, Eisbaren Bremerhaven, Germany  
Ethan Round, Northamptonshire Titans  
Jack Walton, Manchester Magic  
Nicholas Wild, Derby Trailblazers Basketball Club 

Head Coach: Alexis Lewis 
Assistant Coach: Michael Martin 
Team Manager: Gavin Nayler 
Physio: Bob Bramah 
S&C Coach: Aiden Griggs 

U18 Women 

Katie Cox, Sevenoaks Suns  
Leia Edwards, Sierra Canyon  
Olivia Forster, Ipswich Basketball Club  
Louisa Gibbins, Ipswich Basketball Club 
Alexandra Hernandez, Manchester Mystics 
Felicia Jacobs-Abiola, Southwark Pride Basketball Club  
Jacqueline Osei-Kwame, Oaklands College Wolves  
Alina Riley, Nottingham Wildcats Basketball Club 
Grace Strickland, London Lions Basketball Club
Violet Stutz, Southwark Pride Basketball Club  
Amba Thompson, Sevenoak Suns  
Yemisi Mefful, Nottingham Wildcats Basketball Club 

Head Coach: Lauren Milligan 
Assistant Coach: Siobhan Prior 
Team Manager: Paula Charity 
Physio: Kirsten Wing 
S&C Coach: David Baron 

U18 Men 

Myers Amoo-Gottfried, Bracknell Cobras Basketball Club  
Liam Campbell, London Elite  
Nedas Cholevinskas, London Lions Basketball Club  
Bendeguz Csernak, Southwark Pride Basketball Club 
Sebastian Emenalo, Thames Valley Cavaliers Basketball Club  
Matthew Goodwin, Manchester Magic  
Daniel Nwauzu, Myerscough College Basketball Club 
Timothy Oboh, Kent Crusaders Basketball Club  
Emmanuel Adeniyi, Southwark Pride Basketball Club  
Edward Onyia, Leicester and Loughborough Riders Basketball Club 
Tyreese Perry-Huggins, Ipswich Basketball Club 
Lewis Smith, Myerscough College Basketball Club 

Head Coach: Adam Davies 
Assistant Coach: Michael Bernard 
Team Manager: Liam Jefferson
Physio: Bob Bramah 
S&C Coach: Josh Young 




29 Mar: Player Screening, Manchester   
3 April: Travel 
4 April: Team practice (14:00-16:00, 19:30-21:30) 
5-6 April 2023, U16 Four Nations Tournament, National Basketball Arena in Dublin 

5 April 

09:00: U16 Girls Scotland vs England 
13:00: U16 Boys Scotland vs England 
17:00: U16 Girls England vs Wales 

6 April 

09:00: U16 Boys England vs Wales 
15:00: U16 Girls Ireland vs England 
19:00: U16 Boys Ireland vs England 

7 April: Travel 


29 Mar: Player Screening, Manchester   
10 April: Travel, team practice (15:00-17:00) 
11 April: Team practice (12:30-14:30), men's and women's friendlies vs Ireland (18:15) 
12-13 April 2023, U18 Four Nations Tournament, Archers Arena in Cardiff

12 April 
09:00: U18 Men Wales vs England 
15:00: U18 Women Scotland vs England 

13 April 
09:00: U18 Men Ireland vs England 
13:00: U18 Men Scotland vs England 
15:00: U18 Women Ireland vs England 
19:00: U18 Women Wales vs England 

14 April: Travel

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