Federation Cup National Basketball Championship to begin from March 22

Eight teams each from men and women will vie for the title in the 31st Federation Cup National Basket Ball Championship beginning here from Mar 22.

Published: 20th March 2017 04:04 PM  |   Last Updated: 20th March 2017 04:04 PM   |  A+A-

By PTI

COIMBATORE: Eight teams each from men and women will vie for the title in the 31st Federation Cup National Basket Ball Championship beginning here from Mar 22.      

Central Railways (Mumbai) Indian Air Force, Income Tax, Punjab Police, Indian Overseas Bank and ONGC (Uttarakhand), will be among the eight men teams, which will fight it out for the honour.      

The women's teams will be confirmed by tomorrow, as the matches to decide the winners of State Basket Ball championship are underway in some States, Organising Secretary of the Championship, T Palanisamy told reporters here today.      

Electricity Board, Kerala, Bhilai Steel Plant Chattisgarh and Southern Railway will be in the women's team, even as other teams will represent from Delhi, Punjab, Tamil Nadu, Telangana and West Bengal, he said.      

The tournament is sponsored by Arise Foundation, founded by a National Level basket ball player Aadhav Arjuna.

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