The Jayco Australian Opals have won their first tour game in Nagaoka against Japan, showing great form to win 80 – 41.
As announced by the International Wheelchair Basketball Federation last night, Australia has been drawn into Group A for the 2016 Paralympics which will be held in Rio de Janeiro from September 7-18.
A victory over China in their final game of the 2016 Albert Schweitzer Tournament has secured a seventh placed finish for Australia in what was a positive step in the development of the entire team.
Australia has finished third in Group A at the Albert Schweitzer Tournament and will now face Greece in the classification Semi-Final as they aim for a fifth placed finish.
Having played three of their five group games at the 2016 Albert Schweitzer Tournament, Australia are 1-2 and sit in third place in Group A.
Basketball Australia has named the team that will represent Australia at the Albert Schweitzer Tournament (AST) from March 26-April 1 in Mannheim, Germany.