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James in action with Team Canada last summer
Canada Basketball’s Men’s High Performance program has announced the athletes who will represent Canada at the FIBA U19 Basketball World Cup 2017
 in Cairo, Egypt from July 1st-9th. Manitoba's James Wagner has been named an alternate on the roster and will remain with the team during the rest of the training camp.  

“It was a competitive tryout and we’re pleased with how the team is coming together as we prepare to take on the world in Cairo,” said Roy Rana, Head Coach, U19 Men’s National Team.

Canada will face Japan, Spain and Mali in the group phase of the tournament, tipping-off against Mali on Canada Day, July 1st, at 9:30 a.m. EST. The full tournament schedule is here.



The squad will train in Mississauga until June 20th and then travel to France for exhibition play en route to Egypt. 


A full list of athletes, coaches and team schedule can be found below. 
 
In 2016, the U18 team finished 2nd at the FIBA U18 Americas Championship. Canada is currently ranked 3rd worldwide in the FIBA Youth Men Rankings

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2017 U19 TEAM

LAST NAMEFIRST NAMEHEIGHTHOMETOWNSCHOOLCLUB TEAM
BambaAmidou6'9"Scarborough, ONCoastal Carolina UniversityCanada Elite
BarrettRJ6'7"Mississauga, ONMontverde AcademyUplay Canada
*BennettKhaleem6'4"Hamilton, ONSunrise Christian AcademyUplay Canada
*BrownJoel6’3”Brampton, ONAspire AcademyCIA Bounce
DarlingNathan6'5"Sackville, NSUniversity of
Alabama Birmingham
Basketball Nova Scotia 
DjuricicDanilo6'8"Brampton, ONHarvard UniversityCIA Bounce
HenryJordan5'10"Pickering, ONPine Ridge SSCanada Elite
KigabAbu6'7"St. Catharines, ONUniversity of OregonUplay Canada
KirkwoodNoah6'7"Kanata, ONAshbury CollegeBrookwood Elite
LongpreAnthony6'9"L'Assomption, QCSaint Joseph's UniversityBrookwood Elite
MillerEmanuel6'7"Toronto, ONBill Crothers SSUplay Canada
OduroPrince6'8"Toronto, ONFirst Love Christian AcademyCanada Elite
ShephardGrant6'10"Kelowna, BCUniversity of British ColumbiaDrive/Uplay Canada
*WagnerJames6'7"Winnipeg, MBUniversity of ManitobaBasketball Manitoba 
WiggintonLindell6'2"Dartmouth, NSIowa State UniversityStackhouse Elite
*Alternates

2017 U19 COACHES & STAFF

NAMEPOSITIONHOMETOWNTEAM/CLUB
Roy RanaHead CoachToronto, ONRyerson University
Jamie McNeillyAssistant CoachToronto, ONVirginia Tech University
Paul WeirAssistant CoachToronto, ONUniversity of New Mexico
Michael MeeksAssistant CoachBrampton, ONCanada Basketball
Steve KonchalskiMentor CoachHalifax, NSSt. Francis Xavier
Krisjon VargasTherapistToronto, ONCanada Basketball
James DePoeManagerToronto, ONHumber College
Wes ClaydenDoctorWoodbridge, ONCanada Basketball


2017 U19 SCHEDULE

DATEITEMLOCATION
June 15th-20th, 2017Training CampU of T - Mississauga
June 24th, 2017Canada vs. FranceExhibition Tournament
(Troyes, France)
June 25th, 2017Canada vs. Lithuania
June 26th, 2017Canada vs. Spain
July 1st, 2017Canada vs. Mali
  FIBA U19 Basketball
World Cup
(Cairo, Egypt)
July 2nd, 2017Canada vs. Spain
July 4th, 2017Canada vs. Japan
July 5th, 2017Round of 16
July 7th, 2017Quarter-Finals
July 8th, 2017Semi-Finals
July 9th, 2017Finals
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