London United U14’s have started their European campaign with a convincing win over Eurobasket Roma. United’s defensive pressure and toughness led by Joel Codner and Michael Amako wore the Italians down and allowed United to be up by 13 points at the half. Smart offensive play by both Liam Campbell and Josh Ecclestone with lights out shooting from Zargel Adap and Aaqib Khan secured the victory with the final score 68-41.
Coach Kelson commented after the game ‘This tournament is an amazing experience for our young players. I’m very happy with the toughness and basketball IQ that the boys played with in their opening game’.
London United will now face Sokol Prazsky later today 5pm tip (UK time). Sunday will see the young Londoners face BC Balkan (8am UK time) and Soproni Tigrisek SE (2pm UK Time).
All games will be shown live on the following SPORTOPUS 2 youtube channel which can be found here.