Indore, October 9, 2014: After a successful launch of Indian School Basketball League, Basketball Federation of India (BFI) in collaboration with IMG Reliance is ready to launch Indian College Basketball League (ICBL) in Indore. With about 480 colleges, 5700+ students participating, and hosted in 21 cities, ICBL is one of its kind national program which gives the basketball playing youth a platform on pan-India basis.
Day One of the Premier League will see the boys’ team from Islamia Karimia College playing against Acropolis Institute of Management in the opening match, followed by the hosts IIST College taking on St. Paul Institute. In the girl’s category, eves from Renaissance College will be playing against St. Paul Institute in the first game. Hosts IIST will also be in action against the SIMS School of Management during the course of the day.
Talking about the commencement of the college league, Mrs. Roopam Harish Sharma, CEO, Basketball Federation of India, said “We have had a great start to ISBL and we look to take it forward with ICBL. We wish to find the best pool of talent in the country and ICBL is an important step in that direction. Initiatives like ICBL and ISBL are long term initiatives but we are sure that they will be important stepping stones towards the betterment of playing standards in the country.”
Schedule – Day 1
Venus: IIST College
|Sl. No.||Team A||Vs||Team B||Place||B/G||Date||Time|
|1||Islamia Karimia College||Vs||Acropolis Institute of Management||IIST||Boys||10-10-2014||9.30|
|3||RENAISSANCE COLLEGE||Vs||SIMS SCHOOL OF MANAGEMENT||IIST||Boys||10-10-2014||11.30|
|4||ACROPOLIS INSTITUTE -2||Vs||PRESTIGE ENG.||IIST||Boys||10-10-2014||12.30|
|6||ACROPOLIS INSTITUTE||Vs||PRESTIGE ENG.||IIST||Girls||10-10-2014||10.30
|7||SIMS SCHOOL OF MANAGEMENT||Vs||IIST||IIST||Girls||10-10-2014||11.30|
|8||GUJRATI COLLEGE||Vs||CLOTH MARKET COLLEGE||IIST||Girls||10-10-2014||12.30|