A 15 member Basketball Team headed towards Male, Maldives for the 5th
South Asian Basketball Championship from 19-23 May. In this tournament 5 countries including Nepal have participated: India, Maldives, Sri-Lanka and Bangladesh. The winner from this Round Robin League will be eligible to participate in FIBA Asia Cup slated to be held on Lebanon in August 2017.
Players : Sadish Pradhan, Saurav Shrestha, Ajay Kuswaha, Binod Maharjan, Binod Shrestha, Ketan Khadka, Mawindra Bhandari, Bikram Joshi, Rawin Khatri, Ashim Shrestha, Bijay Burji, Ayush Singh.
Coaches: Dinesh Chandra Nakarmi
Team Manager: Secretary of Nepal Basketball Association Fanindra Man Shrestha
FIBA Referee: Rajkumar Maharjan
President of Nepal Olympic Committee Jeevan Ram Shrestha wished best wishes to the participants and bade farewell to the team on 16th
In the program from Nepal Basketball Association; Secretary General of NOC and President of NBA Mr. Lama Tendi Sherpa, Vice President Hom Dong, Secretary General of NBA Narendra Thapa and Coach of NBA Bikash Shahi was present.