NEBL Champs San Pedro Tiger Sharks to participate in COCABA Champions League
Friday, October 9th, 2015
After claiming back to back National Elite Basketball League (NEBL) Championship titles, the San Pedro Tiger Sharks are heading to El Salvador to face their toughest challenge yet. The Tiger Sharks are scheduled to participate in the 2015 Confederation of Central American Basketball (COCABA) Champions League from Wednesday, October 21st to Sunday, October 25th. Our mighty ballers are looking to bring home the first place prize for the first time ever.
The tournament will see the participation of national league champions from Belize, Guatemala, El Salvador, Honduras, Nicaragua, Costa Rica and Panama. Participating teams will play a series of matches to determine the top three finishers who will then move on the Centrobasket Tournament which will see the participating of Mexico and the top three teams from the Caribbean Basketball Confederation. The Centrobasket Tournament is a qualifier for the International Basketball Federation (FIBA) Americas Champions which sees the participation of teams from both North and South America.
The NEBL, as well as the Belize Basketball Federation and The San Pedro Sun, would like to wish San Pedro Tiger Sharks’ players, coaches and management great success in this tournament. Go Tiger Sharks!
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