JOHNSON, GILCHRIST GET GB CALLS

Rob Gilchrist and Kyle Johnson have been called into the Great Britain squad for this week’s World Cup qualifiers at Israel and Greece.

The duo, who were not originally on stand-by, were summoned following the withdrawal of Ovie Soko and Justin Robinson.

Soko played for Murcia this past weekend, as did Robinson for London. No reason has been given for their absences.

The team left for a four-day camp in Tel Aviv on Sunday with Alberto Lorenzo in interim charge.

GB are 0-2 in their qualifying group.

Kieron Achara – Glasgow Rocks
Eric Boateng – Saint Vallier (France)
Dan Clark – Delteco Gipuzkoa (Spain)
Robert Gilchrist – Worcester Wolves
Kyle Johnson – London Lightning (Canada)
Andrew Lawrence – Givova Scafati (Italy)
Gareth Murray – Glasgow Rocks
Luke Nelson – Real Betis (Spain)
Teddy Okereafor – Kymis (Greece)
Gabe Olaseni – Fuenlabrada (Spain)
Tarik Phillip – Clavijo (Spain)
Will Saunders – Cambados (Spain)

GB face Israel at midday this Friday and then Greece in Heraklion at 4pm on Sunday.

(Pic: Mansoor Ahmed)

 

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