England U14s unbeaten at 2024 Copenhagen Invitational - results & gallery

England U14s were crowned champions at the 2024 Copenhagen Invitational as they went unbeaten in Denmark.

Both the Boys and Girls sides opened with assured performances on the first two days of the competition, with the girls beating Kungsholmen BBK and Team Gothenburg and the Boys seeing off Køge BBK and Salon Vilpas at the Farum Arena.

The Boys sealed a comeback win over Lithuanian side Tauragė SC from a 14-point swing, before taking the title with victory over Danish outfit Hørsholm 79ers.

The Girls cemented their clean sweep of the competition with wins over Panevėžys and Malbas BBK.

Since 2008, the invitational has been recognised by FIBA as one of the best international youth tournaments.

In the boys’ competition, 15 other teams from 7 different countries played in four divided groups before a round of playoffs.

England were in Group E together with Next Hoops, Salon Vilpas and Køge BBK, who are from Sweden, Finland and Denmark, respectively.

The competition format for the girls was a league, with England pitted against four Swedish teams: Alviks BBK, Kungsholmen BBK, Malbas BBK, Team Gothenburg, and Panevėžys from Lithuania.

Head Coaches were Annie Scanlon (girls) and Charles Vuong (boys), both coming fresh from leading their England teams to U14 Tri-Nations titles at the NBPC in Manchester earlier this month.

England schedules/results

Results will be updated here

Times are BST

Friday 21 JUNE



Saturday 22 JUNE




*Boys competition only

Sunday 23 June



Squads, coaches and staff

Head Coach Annie Scanlon (centre)


Head Coach Charles Vuong (centre)

The physiotherapy and sports science team for both squads is Jason Laird and Lauren Adams.

The aim of the trip to continue the players’ development as part of the England Talent Programme by exposing them to new challenges and different styles of basketball. 

Players were chosen following  last week's selection camp at the National Basketball Performance Centre in Manchester

A gallery of images from the tournament will feature below.