The 3×3 international basketball tournament called Under Armor Asia Open 3×3 Tournament has just ended in Ho Chi Minh City with the participation of 66 teams from Singapore, Philippines, Korea and Vietnam. Vietnamese basketball with representatives from Hanoi, Ninh Thuan, Ho Chi Minh City, Ba Ria – Vung Tau, Hau Giang,…
Many foreign pitchers participated in the 3×3 international basketball tournament in Ho Chi Minh City
The short-term tournament was held at the stadium of SSA Sports Center (HCMC) and competed in 6 categories for athletes aged 10-22, including: U.10 (8 teams), U.12 (8 teams), U.14 (16 teams), U.16 (16 teams), U.18 (10 teams), U.22 (8 teams).
Participating in the tournament there are many bright young talents of the Vietnamese basketball village such as the champion of the national student basketball tournament 2022 – Jamie Martin, the champion of the Vietnam professional basketball tournament (VBA) 2022 Tony Hoang. , 1.97m tall VBA rookie Nguyen Viet My, “shooter” Duong Duc Tri of Danang Dragons Club,…
Nguyen Anh Kiet (left) with the Next Gen Heat team won the U.22 age group
In addition to hundreds of matches taking place continuously, the event also held a 3-point throwing contest with prizes from sponsors. More than 200 “shooters” have tried this part of the competition. Saigon Heat’s basketball stars including Nguyen Huynh Phu Vinh, Vo Kim Ban and Tim Waale also came to celebrate and give awards to young pitchers. “Watching young people go out to the field to play their best, Ban feels very happy and excited,” Vo Kim Ban shared.
Tim Waale (right) came to celebrate and give awards to young pitchers
At the final of the U.22 age group, the Next Gen Heat team with the superiority of “black leopards” Nguyen Anh Kiet, Nguyen Viet My, Huynh Truc Nhan and Nguyen Phuc Vinh was crowned champion after overcoming U.22 XSKT. Hau Giang with a score of 21-13. At the age of U.10, the capital’s basketball representative, the Hanoi SSA, was crowned. The Next Level talent pool of former national player Stefan Nguyen won big with 2 championships at the U.12 and U.18 age groups. The U.16 championship went to the SSA team and the U.14 team belonged to the Fire Sport team.