5th January 2017, Thiruvalla: Ms. Athira M of Kerala Police and Mr. Ashin Xavier Philip from Kerala State Electricity Board will lead Kerala Senior State team at the 67th Senior National Basketball Championship for Men and Women to be held at Puducherry from 7th to 14th January 2017. The women’s team will be coached by Mr. Antony Stephen and the men’s team will be coached by Mr. Jose Philip. Both coaches are from the Kerala State Sports Council. Ms. Anjali P G from Kollam will be the manager for both the teams. The men’s team was selected after a 21-day camp at Mar Ivanios College, Thiruvananthapuram and the women’s team selection camp was held at Agricultural College, Vellyani, Thiruvananthapuram.
The squads are as follows:
Athira M (C), Neenumol P S (both from Kerala Police); Jeena P S, Anjanna P G, Grima Merlin Baby, Rojamol G, Minnu Mariam Joy (all from KSEB Thiruvananthapuram); Elizabeth Hillarios (Providence College, Kozhikode); Kavitha Jose (Assumption College, Changanacherry); Nimmy George (St. Joseph’s, Irinjalakuda); Chippy Mathew (St. Xavier’s College, Aluva); Poojamol K S (Kottayam).
Ashin Xavier Philip, Albin Baby, Arun Babu, Ajeeth Sugunan (all from KSEB, Thiruvananthapuram); Rahul Sharath (Mar Baselios Engineering College, Thiruvananthapuram); Akhil A R, Tins Thomas, Sumesh Joseph, Prem Prakash (all from Mar Ivanios, Thiruvananthapuram); Ginneb Benny, Amit Sebastian (Sree Kerala Varma, Thrissur); Sugeethanth A (S B College, Changanacherry)