Mexican Sub 18 Basketball Players Will Play In Europe And The United States

By Lorenzo Rodríguez Blancas Mexico, Feb 13 (Notimex) .- A group of eight Mexican basketball players were summoned by educational institutions in the United States, Canada and Spain with the intention of testing their competitive level. National coach Sub 18, former player Enrique Zúñiga Castro, said that for each of the Mexican elements it is an incentive to be part of this project where they will go to foreign schools, to measure themselves with the teams of those institutions. so that, in a short time, they can reach the major category, and thus dispute the competitions with a better projection. In this way, Santiago Ochoa will go to Texas; Juan Pablo Camargo to Utha; Esteban Roacho will play with the NBA Academy; Mauricio Reyes and Nico Meza, in San Diego, California, while Gibrán Belmonte will militate with the Canary Islands Academy in Spain; Iván Bernal will try his luck in Álamo Gordo, New Mexico, and Gónzalo Mendoza in Vancouver, Canada. He emphasizes that the players were part of the champion team of the Centrobasket Sub 17 of San Juan, Puerto Rico. “For them, it is a dream. I think all players want to reach the NBA or Europe to play professionally. It is a great step that they are taking and are getting closer to their dream, “he said. He also stressed that there are other elements that could emigrate to different universities, such as Jorge Moreno, Bryan Ceballos and David Duque.” They are players who have an excellent projection to integrate the national team in the future, “he said. – End of note-NTX / LRB / MFH