Canada Basketball and Team Canada is excited to welcome Team China to Edmonton, Alberta for a set of three matches from July 9 to 11 for the 2nd annual Edmonton Grads International Classic (EGIC). The three-game series will see the Senior Women’s National Team (SWNT) – ranked 9th in the world – square-off against the 8th-ranked Chinese squad.
2016 EGIC Details:
Teams: Canadian Women’s Basketball Team (Team Canada) vs. Chinese Women’s Basketball Team (Team China)
Dates: Saturday, July 9, Sunday, July 10, and Monday, July, 11
Location: Saville Community Sports Centre – Edmonton, AB
Tip-off: 7:00 PM (Saturday and Monday), 4:00 PM (Sunday)
We will be reporting live from Edmonton
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Women’s National Basketball Team:
In 2015, Team Canada won the 2015 FIBA Americas Women’s Championship in Edmonton, Alberta and qualified for the 2016 Rio Olympics. The Women’s National Team went undefeated in the tournament and beat Cuba in the final to qualify for their second-straight Olympics.Prior to the Olympic qualifying tournament, the Women’s National Team went 5-0 at the Pan Am Games to earn their first-ever gold at the competition.
About Canada Basketball:
Canada Basketball is the National Sporting Organization for the sport of Basketball in Canada. Canada Basketball is respected throughout the world and is recognized by the International Amateur Basketball Federation (FIBA) and the Government of Canada as the sole governing body of the sport of amateur basketball in Canada. Canada Basketball represents all basketball interests, provides leadership, coordination and direction in all areas of the sport of basketball. Canada Basketball is a not-for-profit organization run under a sound business model by a volunteer board of directors and has 10 full-time professional staff members to run the affairs of the organization.
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If you live in Edmonton and would like tickets for you and your family you are in luck. We are hosting a giveaway.