San Pedro Tigersharks to defend back to back national basketball title Print E-mail
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Thursday, 14 January 2016 00:00

The National Elite Basketball League (NEBL) will commence this Friday night, January 15, as the two time defending champions, San Pedro Tiger Sharks, will travel to Orange Walk Town to take on the Orange Walk Running Rebels.  This game will tip off the 2016 season, and it will start at 9 p.m. at the Orange Walk Multi Purpose Complex. 

This year’s championship will be opened by the Hon. Elodio Aragon, Minister of State with responsibility for sports.

The competition will then continue on Saturday night 16 January, with the other six teams taking to the court, as Cayo Western Ballaz will host the new franchise, Independence Thunderbolts, at the Sacred Heart College Auditorium at 8 p.m.  Dangriga Warriors will travel to the old capital to take on Belize City No Limit at Bird’s Isle, in Belize City, with tip-off time set for 8 p.m.

The final game of the opening weekend will be the battle of two teams with much improved rosters, where Belmopan Bandits will host Belize Hurricanes at the UB gymnasium in Belmopan at 8 p.m.