Historic Milestone Achieved: SKNABA Qualifies for FIBA 3×3 Official National Team Competitions in 2024

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[Basseterre, St. Kitts and Nevis] — The St. Kitts Nevis Amateur Basketball Association (SKNABA) is delighted to announce a groundbreaking achievement in the history of basketball in St. Kitts and Nevis. After successfully hosting a series of FIBA 3×3 style exhibition tournaments at Basketball City throughout the month of September, our national federation is now eligible to participate with its 3×3 national teams in any FIBA 3×3 Official National Team Competitions in 2024.

Each Saturday afternoon in September, the development squad for the National U25
team, who are also registered FIBA 3×3 players, competed in exhibition tournaments.

These events have served as an exceptional platform for the development of players’ skills, the promotion of 3×3 basketball, and as a foundation for international competition. The group was split into four teams: DUKE X, the winner of two
tournaments, KANSAS X; who also won a tournament, UCONN X, and MIAMI X.

“This is a truly historic and momentous occasion for basketball in St. Kitts and Nevis,” said Glenville Jeffers, President of SKNABA. “It represents a significant milestone not only for our players but for our community, and it positions us in the global basketball landscape. Our commitment to this fast-paced, exciting format of the game will continue to grow, and we look forward to representing our country at the international level.”

Upcoming National 3×3 Event in October
Building on this remarkable achievement, SKNABA is thrilled to announce that it will be hosting a National 3×3 event in October. This event will be open to the basketball community over the age of 18.

Registration Cost: $80 per team
Team Composition: Each team will consist of 4 players.

Tournament Composition: Only he first 8 teams to register will be allowed to

Note: To be eligible for this tournament, players and teams must be registered at FIBA
3×3 Official Website.

“We invite everyone to be part of this historic moment,” said Wendell Pemberton, SKNABA Vice President. “Come out and support our players as they pave the way for a bright future for basketball in St. Kitts and Nevis.”

Let us come together as a nation and a community to celebrate and support this incredible milestone in our basketball history.

For more information, please visit the SKNABA.

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