Coach Philip Mestdagh and the sporting staff of the Belgian Cats present a pre-selection of 19 players in the direction of the European Championship (27 June-7 July) in Serbia-Latvia. New in the selection is Celeste-Trahan Davis. The American, who for six years at Castors Braine to play, hopes in may about the Belgian nationality. Hind Ben Abdelkader is again in the preselection.
On 14 and 15 may there is the medical check-up, and from 17 to 24 may is trained in sports campus The Lange Munte in Kortrijk . From 25 may to 3 June, there is the stage in Japan, with two oefeninterlands against the homeland. From 6 to 10 June, to abide in the Cats in Spain in Zaragoza, participating in a vierlandentornooi with Spain, Russia and Italy. From 14 to 16 June there is an international tournament in Belgium (Brussels-Zuidpaleis) in which Spain, Canada and China are invited. On 21 and 22 June are the last two practice matches in Belgium on the program. Opponent is Italy. On 21 June the competition shall be in Wevelgem disputed and the party on the 22nd of June is the “uitwuifwedstrijd” in the sports campus of The Lange Munte in Kortrijk. On 24 June to leave the Belgian Cats than in the direction of Serbia, where on 27 June, the european CHAMPIONSHIP starts. Ticket sales for the oefeninterlands start on 1 may.
The european CHAMPIONSHIP draw in the Serbian capital of Belgrade was brought before the Belgian Cats already have a solid command. The selection of coach Philip Mestdagh is in pool D with Russia, (No. 11 in the global ranking), White Russia (No. 13) and host country Serbia (8th). The Belgian Cats occupy currently the 16th place at the global level.
The european CHAMPIONSHIPS takes place from 27 June to 7 July and in Latvia and Serbia. The Belgian Cats play the first round in Zrenjanin. Emma Meesseman and her team mates open against Russia, and then belarus, and finally, host country Serbia. Upon qualifying for the final stage, the Cats to Belgrade. There will be travel for the fans organised for the Cats during the european CHAMPIONSHIPS in Serbia to encourage. All the info on http://www.basketbelgium.be. (cpm)
Preselection Belgian Cats: Julie Allemand, Marjorie Carpréaux, July Vanloo, Hind Ben Abdelkader, Elise Ramette, Kim Mestdagh, Hanne Mestdagh, Lore Devos, Antonia Delaere, Jana Raman, Laure Resimont, Heleen Nauwelaers, Emma Meesseman, Hatty Gang , Manon Grzesinski, Celeste Trahan-Davis, Kyara Linskens, Ann Wauters, Serena-Lynn Geldof