South Asian Women's Basketball Championship: Nepal, Sri Lanka win on Day 1
The inaugural edition of South Asia Basketball Association (SABA) Women’s Basketball Championship tipped off at Kathmandu, Nepal with the hosts Nepal and Sri Lanka winning their respective matches on the opening day.
In the opening match of the championship, Sri Lanka defeated Maldives 109–36 while hosts Nepal defeated Bangladesh 92–26 riding high on Sheha Shrestha’s 25 points in the second match of the opening day.
Earlier Nepal Olympic Committee’s president Jeevan Ram Shrestha inaugurated the tournament.
The first South Asian Basketball Association (SABA) Women’s basketball championship will be held from March 29 to April 2, 2016 in Kathmandu, Nepal with five South Asian nations (Nepal, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, Maldives and Bhutan) participating.
Nepal Basketball Association, a FIBA affiliate, in association with South Asian Basketball Association (SABA) is the organizer of the championship.