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Young to officiate @ CBC U16 Championship

- VI to participate in championship to be hosted by Guyana
Popular football and basketball referee, Norval A. Young has made the list of nominations to be an official at the upcoming Caribbean Basketball Confederation U16 Championship to be hosted by Guyana. Photo: VINO/File
Norval A. Young (standing 3rd from left) at the 2011 Centrobasket U17Championship in Puerto Rico. Photo: Facebook
Norval A. Young (standing 3rd from left) at the 2011 Centrobasket U17Championship in Puerto Rico. Photo: Facebook
ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Popular football and basketball referee, Norval A. Young has made the list of nominations to be an official at the upcoming Caribbean Basketball Confederation U16 Championship to be hosted by Guyana.

The twelve (12) referees, including two females, are coming from nine countries across FIBA's Americas continental zone. They rank in age from 29 to 49 (average age of 36.4) and have between two (2) and eleven (11) years of experience as FIBA referees (average of 6.8 years).

The CBC U16 Championships will take place from July 3-9, 2016 for Men in Georgetown, Guyana, whilst the Women's event will be staged from July 12-16, 2016.  

The participating national teams are Antigua and Barbuda, Aruba, Bahamas, Barbados, [British] Virgin Islands, Dominica, Guyana, Jamaica, Suriname and Trinidad and Tobago in the Men's Championship while the Women's Championship will comprise of national teams from Antigua and Barbuda, Bahamas, Barbados, [British] Virgin Islands, Guyana, Suriname and Trinidad and Tobago.

The nominations are as follows:

2016 CBC U16 Championship for Men and Women’s Officiating Team Nomination

All the teams will be fighting for three spots in the 2017 Centrobasket U17Championship for Men and Women.

At the last CBC U16 Championship held in St John, Antigua in 2008, the Bahamas won the championship for Men and Women.

4 Responses to “Young to officiate @ CBC U16 Championship”

  • mind set (26/06/2016, 13:01) Like (0) Dislike (13) Reply
    What does this have to do wid newz? Is the BVI gon win anything? Hahaha,
  • VG (26/06/2016, 14:19) Like (5) Dislike (0) Reply
    Once you passionate about something my boy do it, don't mind the noise. Gain as much experience as possible, these opportunities could open many more door in life. One Love
  • yes (26/06/2016, 20:15) Like (3) Dislike (1) Reply
    Good things happening for you Young international referee.
  • Tanti (27/06/2016, 14:55) Like (1) Dislike (0) Reply
    WAY TO GO UNCLE!!!!!!!!!!!!!!


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