SABAWomen2016: Nepal and Sri Lanka off to flying start

By: Dinesh Thapa

Action Between nepal and Bangladesh

Action Between Nepal and Bangladesh

Hosts Nepal and Sri Lanka off to the flying start in the opening day of the inaugural South Asian Basketball Association (SABA) Women’s basketball championship here at Kathmandu, Nepal.

Team Nepal during the Championship

Team Nepal during the Championship

In the openning match of the championship, Sri Lanka defeated Maldives 109 – 36 while hosts Nepal defeated Bangladesh 92 – 26 riding high on Sheha Shrestha’s 25 points.

Team Sri Lanka during the Championship

Team Sri Lanka during the Championship

Earlier Nepal Olympic Committee’s president Jeevan Ram Shrestha inaugurated the tournament.

Opening Ceremony of the championship

Opening Ceremony of the championship

The first South Asian Basketball Association (SABA) Women’s basketball championship will be held from March 29 to April 2, 2016 at kathmandu, Nepal with five South Asian nations (Nepal, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, Maldives and Bhutan) participating.

Nepal Basketball Association, a FIBA affiliate, in association with South Asian Basketball Association (SABA) is the organizer of the championship.

 

Leave a Reply