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Northern Spartans crowned Red Bull Reign champions

IANS  |  Mumbai 

In a tightly contested final, Northern Spartans from were crowned champions at the first Reign, a unique global 3-on-3 tournament at the Indian Gymkhana, here. Northern Spartans beat Drop Step from 17-11.

With 16 teams (winners of respective 12 city qualifiers and 4 wild-card entries), the tournament witnessed high-paced across 39 matches. The semi-finals witnessed high-intensity action where Northern Spartans beat Tune Squad, & Chandigarh 21-14; and Drop Step beat Income Tax from Ahmedabad 16-14 to make it to the finals.

Northern Spartans will be now representing the nation at the World Finals in Toronto, Canada, later this year.

The finals of Reign saw participation of some star players who have represented the country at various levels. The tournament followed a unique set of rules based on the game-play of the Federation (FIBA) rules.



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First Published: Sun, June 09 2019. 15:46 IST