Zoe Sharpe has been officially confirmed as a member of the GB U18 Women’s 12-player squad for the upcoming FIBA European Youth Championships. Under the guidance of head coach Karen Burton, this talented team is set to showcase their skills on the international stage in Sofia, Bulgaria.
Zoe Sharpe, a rising star in the British basketball scene, has earned her place in the 12-player squad. Known for her high skill level at such a young age, Sharpe’s inclusion is well-deserved and a testament to her dedication and hard work across WBBL and SBC competitions. Her exceptional talent and versatility will undoubtedly contribute to the team’s success in the tournament. Sharpe previously represented GB and U16s level last summer, before spending a year developing with Gladiators.
Meanwhile, Kerry McGhee has been selected as a reserve player for the squad. McGhee’s commitment and performance have impressed the coaching staff, earning her the recognition and opportunity to be part of the national team setup. As a reserve, McGhee will provide valuable support to the team, ready to step up if called upon.
The GB U18 Women’s team, under the experienced guidance of coach Karen Burton, is ready to make their mark in the FIBA European Youth Championships ‘B’ Division. Drawn into a competitive four-team group, consisting of Bosnia and Herzegovina, Norway, and the Republic of Ireland, they will face tough challenges on their path to success beginning on 30th June.
With a strong roster and the determination to excel, Coach Burton’s side will bring their A-game to every match. Their preparation, skill, and teamwork will be on display as they strive to achieve victory and represent the country with pride.
The FIBA European Youth Championships is an important platform for young talents to showcase their abilities, gain valuable experience, and make a lasting impact in the basketball world. Zoe Sharpe, Kerry McGhee, and the rest of the GB U18 Women’s squad are ready to embrace this opportunity and leave their mark on the tournament.
Another Scot, Alexandra McIntosh, has been selected in the final squad. She will be representing her home side, Ayr Storm in the GB squad.
All of the games will be available to be streamed on the nation’s all-new GB Basketball TV. Single games will be available from £4.99, whilst the entire summer pass, covering all age groups, can be purchased for a one-off £19.99 fee.