Surabaya – the biggest student basketball league in Indonesia, Honda Development Basketball League (DBL), will send a team selection in 2011 to Perth, Australia, to learn and compete in the land of kangaroos.
The plan, DBL Indonesia Selection Team 2011 will follow the various series of activities, both educational and related matters improved technical capability to learn with youth teams in Perth.
This program occurs thanks to the cooperation of PT Detection Basketball Cross (DBL) Indonesia, manager of Honda DBL 2011, with the World Basketball Academy (WBA) led by Australian basketball legend Andrew Vlahov.
“In 2010, we were able to send two teams to go abroad. Teams DBL Indonesia All-Star to Seattle, United States, and DBL Indonesia Selection team tournaments in Malaysia Southeast Asia. This year, we again could send two teams. All- Star remains to America, being the team Selection to Australia. This demonstrates our commitment to deliver as much as the student athlete, “said Director of DBL, Azrul Ananda, in a release received editorial detiksport, Tuesday (06/09/2011).
He added to Australia program is a continuation of a partnership that has been entered into with various parties in the country. The players who joined the team and the All-Star Selection is chosen by coaches as DBL Camp Australia in July 2011 DBL Arena in Surabaya.
“The players are to Australia is totally different from that to American players. We thank Andrew Vlahov and his team, which has in recent years helped many programs DBL Indonesia,” said Azrul.
In Australia, DBL Indonesia Selection team in 2011 will be met also with the men’s national team of Indonesia. At the same time, the national team is preparing for the SEA Games XXVI training program in Perth. Vlahov and WBA is also acting as a technical consultant for the Indonesian national team.
A total of 20 players (10 men, 10 women) who joined DBL Indonesia Selection team in 2011. They guided the four coaches, who also selected from the competition Honda DBL 2011.
Coach composition is Andromeda Manuputty (UPH College Tangeran) and Hardi (SMA Methodist 2 Palembang) to coach the men’s team. While the women’s team coached Freddy M. Gorey (SMA Methodist 2 Medan) and Anton Maruhun (SMAN 1 Payakumbuh).