Another tournament that has been in the eyes of the Euroleague to become a qualifying event for the Nike International Junior Tournament is the traditional Cholet Mondial Basket. We have here the names of the already confirmed teams of the 2008 edition.
This year will be the 27th edition of this U18 tournament that is held in one of the best French basketball education centers. The dates for this year’s edition are the following: 21st to 24th March 2008.
For the moment, 10 teams have already confirmed their presence. From France, there will be Cholet Basket, Elan Béarnais Pau Nord-Est, Le Mans Sarthe Basket and Elan Chalon/Saone (winner of the 2007 edition). The other European teams to be present are KK Zemun (Serbia), the Sarunas Marciulonis Basketball School (Lithuania), Central Hoops Berlin (Germany), Unelco Tenerife (Spain) and Banca Sella Biella (Italy). The field is also presenting a team from the USA which is called Elite Basketball Organization.
There are still some spots to be taken but the teams of Atenas Cordoba (Argentina), CSKA Moscow, Dynamo Moscow, Spartak St. Petersbourg and Khimki Moscow (Russia) are actually looking to be in the final selection. The final choice will be published on the 21st February.