7 Countries Attend SEA Games’ Basketball Competition
Mr. Suthep Benjaphokee, the Chairman of Basketball Association of Thailand, reveal that the Sports Technical Committee of the 24th SEA Games, inform that had 7 countries send the Entry Form by Name divide into men category of 7 teams are Thailand, Malaysia, Philippines, Indonesia, Vietnam, Singapore and Cambodia, women category of 6 teams are Thailand, Malaysia, Philippines, Indonesia, Vietnam and Singapore.
In this tournament using round robin system which the team who got the highest score and arrange to third ranking will respectively get gold, silver and bronze medal. The Basketball Association had an aim to win gold medal for women team which finally they won in the 18th SEA Games 1995 at Chiangmai. The basketball’s women team will attend the Woman Basketball ASEAN Championship at Phuket, between October 14-20 2007 afterwards will go to training at Guangzhou, People’s Republic of China between November 9-29 2007. For men team, the association aims to get silver medal which recently went to training at Guangzhou, between September 28 to October 10 2007.
Source from Matichon Newspaper Date: October 15 2007.