By OBHS | Posted: Wednesday June 22, 2022
Year 13 student George Grant has been away in Qatar with the NZ Under 17 Men's basketball team, competing in the Asia Cup.
This tournament was a World Cup qualifying event. The team beat Iran, the second seed behind Australia to qualify for the World Cup. They also beat Lebanon to finish third and gain a podium finish.
George flew home on Wednesday and next week will head to Spain for the World Cup where they will compete against teams from Spain, USA and Argentina - all previous winners of the World Cup.