CBA, Press Release: Kavita Akula, Sharanjeet Kaur, Sangeeta Kaur and Riya Verma, all from the Bhilai Steel Plant Academy, have been selected to the first u-18 Junior Indian women’s camp that will be held in Aurangabad, Maharashtra from 7th July 2014. These camps are being held in preparation of the 23rd FIBA Asia U18 Championship for Women scheduled to be held in Amman, Jordan from Oct 10th to 17th 2014.
Sharanjit Kaur is a class X student at the Arya Samaj Higher Secondary School, Bhilai. She has already represented the senior India team twice, the junior India team twice and the youth (u-16) India side three times. Kavita Akula has played on the youth India team twice before moving to the world class IMG Academy in Florida, on a full sports scholarship awarded by IMG Reliance, where she has been training under expert supervision for the last three years. Sangeeta Kaur has already represented India once in the junior side and twice in the youth division. Riya Verma captained the Indian youth team last year. Both Sangeeta Kaur and Riya Verma are school students at the Bhilai Steel Plant Day Boarding Scheme.