An Amateur Basketball Game held in the National Gym. (Eshan Kalyanikar, File Photo)

The opening of Amateur Basket Ball League represented by 14 teams including some states, hamlets and Filipinos teams took place on Monday this week.

President of Amatuer Teams Sabino Kyota said, “We are going to have a first round, second round and then play off and fighting for the championship.”

As the league is an open league, those under 18 need consent from the parents. There are a lot of high school students already enrolled.

According to Kyota, the amateur league is a where a lot of people develop their skills for future games.

The Amateur Basket Ball League is held annually and decides who plays at the National Basket Ball League.

“When this league is over, the top 6 teams advance to the National Basket Ball League,”Kyota said. (By Eshan Kalyanikar)