Geethu Anna Rahul: "I want to be a role model for other youngsters."
John Wooden: “It isn't what you do, but how you do it.”
Vishesh Bhriguvanshi: “I never imagined I’ll be leading the national team.”
Pratham Singh: “My teammates are like my family.”

The FIBA Asia Champions Cup 2017, Asia’s premier basketball club competition, will take place in Chenzhou-Hunan, China from 22-30 September.

 

 

  • The FIBA Asia Champions Cup 2017, Asia’s premier basketball club competition, will take place in Chenzhou-Hunan, China from 22-30 September.
  • Ten (10) Asian clubs will participate in this event, including teams from China, Chinese Taipei, Japan, Lebanon, Palestine, Iran, India, Thailand, Kazakhstan and UAE. 
  • ONGC is in Group B alongside Al Riyadi - Lebanon , Al Ahli - Dubai, China Kashgar, Taipei Dacin Tigers. The top four (4) teams in each group will advance to the Quarter-Finals.
  • ONGC team will be opening their campaign against the Taipei Dacin Tigers on 22nd September at 1430 local time(1200 IST).
  • China Kashgar are the defending champions of the FIBA Asia Champions Cup.

 

Bengaluru/Chenzhou, 21st September2017: Team ONGC is all set to participate in the FIBA Asia Champions Cup 2017, which will be held from 22-30 September at the Chenzhou Sports Complex, Chenzhou, Hunan, China.

 

The ONGC team will be lead by the veteran Indian wingman Vishesh Bhriguvanshi alongside a few other significant experienced players like Yadwinder Singh, Muraleekrishna Ravindran, Arjun Singh and Riyaz Uddin. The team will surely miss its star Centre Amritpal Singh who is currently playing for the Sydney Kings in the NBL. The rest of the team comprises  Mohit Bhandari, Vinay Dabas, Anoop Mukkanniyil, Abhishek Rai and Udaibhan Singh Rawat.

 ONGC will be opening their campaign against the Taipei Dacin Tigers on 22nd September at 1430 local time(1200 IST) followed by games against China Kashgar(24th September 1930 local time/1700 IST), Al Riyadi (25th September 2130 local time/1900 IST) and Al Ahli (26th September 1430 local time/1200 IST). 

 

ONGC were drawn into Group B together with Al Ahli of UAE, Al Riyadi of Lebanon, Dacin Tigers of Chinese Taipei and defending champions China Kashgar. The top four teams in each group will move on to the knockout Quarter-Finals, where the winners will advance to the Semi-Finals. The winners in the Semi-Finals will compete for the FIBA Asia Champions Cup 2017 crown in the Final. ONGC fell short of making it past the group phase in last year's Champions Cup, losing all their three games, but they are aiming for a higher finish this time around.

 

For further updates and news you can also check the official event website: www.fiba.basketball/asiachampionscup/2017

 

 

ONGC India roster for FIBA Asia Champions Cup 2017

 

 

Jersey No.

Family Name(s)

/ Last Name

First Name(s)

/ Given Name

Date of Birth

(dd/mm/yyyy)

Place of Birth

(City and State)

Height

(cm)

(ft & inches)

Weight

(kg)

Position

4

RAI

Abhishek

16/12/1995

Varanasi

U.P.

186(6'1")

74

G

8

MUKKANNIYIL

Anoop

30/05/1986

Kozhikode

Kerela

198(6'5")

96

C

9

BHRIGUVANSHI

Vishesh

13/09/1991

Varanasi

U.P.

192(6'3")

91

SG

10

SINGH

Yadwinwer

30/12/1986

Rasulpur Khurd

Haryana

198(6'5")

94

PF

11

BHANDARI

Mohit

22/11/1981

Bhilwara

Rajasthan

186(6'1")

66

SG

13

UDDIN

Riyaz

22/06/1981

Bhopal

M.P.

186(6'1")

88

PG

14

RAVINDRAN

Muraleekrishna

25/02/1979

Karuvatta

Cereal

203(6'6.6")

112

C

24

DABAS

Vinay

12/07/1990

Kanjhawala

Delhi

186(6'1")

84

G

88

SINGH

Arjun

08/06/1992

Varanasi

U.P.

186(6'1")

73

PG

99

RAWAT

Udaibhan Singh

06/05/1991

Haldwani

Uttarakhand

174(5'7")

76

PG

 

 

Team Manager

Mr. Vikas TOMAR

Coach

Mr. Trideep RAI

Assistant Coach

Mr. Dinesh KUMAR

Official

Dr. Raj Kumar DUBEY

Physiotherapist

Mr. Aftab AHMED

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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