Four city cagers including Shomira Bidaye, Swati Wankhede (SNG), Dhara Phate (DKM) along with Taran Kakkad (NBYS) have been seleced in Maharashtra team for SGFI Under-14 Basketball Nationals beginning at Rajnandgaon in Chhattisgarh.
The 12 member girls team will be led by SNG player Shomira Bidaye. Coaching camp for the team was organised recently at Shivaji Nagar Gymkhana. Maharashtra girls and boys are playing their 1st match on Friday at Digvijay Stadium Rajnandgaon.
Girls team : Shomira Bidaye, Dhara Phate, Swati Wankhede (Nagpur) Tanvi Salve, Mansi Karmalkar, Bhumika Sarje (Pune) Richa Ravi, Katlyn Machado (Mumbai) Poorva Bhosle, Aditi Pargaokar (Kolhapur) Gayatri Jaideokar (Satara) Sirman Bhawar (Nasik) Coach : Vijaya Khot , Manager: Shatrughna Gokhale
Boys team : Dev Premi, Azam Jain (Mumbai) Yashwardhan Jadhav (Kolhapur) Kunal Bhosle, Shardul Pathak, Aryaraj Bhosle (Pune) Taran Kakkad (Nagpur) Vedant Hirulkar, Smit Wankhede ( Amravati) Azmat Khan (Beed) Piyush Yeole (Nasik), Sandeep Choudhary (Jalgaon) Coach : Vasudeo Thite, Manager : Shatrughna Gokhale.