France are joining most of the other nations in bringing NCAA players back into the U19/20 age group. Last season Myriam Igoufe became the first player in recent time to play in a French youth side while studying in America.
Allison Vernerey and and Diandra Tchatchouang and a number of Spanish players are currently playing basketball in the NCAA and will be expected to play this summer.
The Division A championship will be held in Latvia while the Division B tournament will take place in Macedonia.
The 16 teams in Division A have been drawn into the following groups:
|GROUP A||GROUP B|
|Austria||F.Y.R. of Macedonia|
|Slovak Republic||Czech Republic|
Wojciech Fiourski FIBA Europe
Date created: 16 January 2009