The first school tournament promoted by Varese Basketball was presented yesterday afternoon at the “Giancarlo Gualco” conference hall in the Enerxenia Arena, and was made possible thanks to the support of Busto Garolfo and Buguggiate Bcc. Three institutions, five teams and about 60 boys are involved.

The first year of the Varese Basketball School Cup will officially start on Monday 18 March, and the basketball tournament dedicated to the Varese and province lower secondary schools are organised by the Red & Whites club with the support of Busto Garolfo and Buguggiate Bcc. Three institutions have signed up, whose respective teams will compete on court at the Ennerxenia Arena for the trophy.

The tournament, which will be held on Monday 18 March, will feature about 60 Varese lower secondary school children. The Varese Vidoletti Institute, the San Fermo Don Rimoldi Comprehensive Institute, and the Buguggiate Don Gianfranco Pozzi lower secondary school have signed up for the Varese basketball project. The institutes have created 5 teams in which boys and girls of the first, second and third years of the lower secondary will play together. The teams, made up of at least 8 athletes up to a maximum of 12, will compete on court at the Ennerxenia Arena. The top two teams will be in the final, which will be played at the Masnago sports arena before an Openjobmetis Varese Serie A Lega Basket game. The awards will take place during the interval. The matches will be played with 4 quarters, each of 8 minutes with regulation ball and baskets.