GCBL 2023-24

240 Lynton Road, London SE1 5LA
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Brent Panthers and London Knights Set to Clash in GCBL 14U Playoff Finals

The stage is set for a season-ending showdown in the GCBL 14U Playoff Finals as the Brent Panthers, the league’s top seed with an impressive 8-1 regular-season record, take on the resilient London Knights, who finished the season 5-4.

The Panthers, last season’s champions, are looking to make history by becoming the first team in GCBL history to achieve back-to-back titles. They punched their ticket to the finals by defeating the Enfield Scorpions in the Playoff Semi-Finals, solidifying their status as the team to beat.

Leading the charge for the Panthers is their dynamic point guard, Narini ‘Naz’ Kuana, who possesses the most complete offensive skillset in the league at her position. Alongside Kuana, the Panthers boast the league’s leading rebounder, Sapphire Guidolin-Duncan, a highly athletic forward who has been dominant on the glass all season long. The Panthers also feature rising start Naila Matata, the league’s second leading scorer, adding another scoring dimension to their potent offense.

On the other side of the court, the London Knights have proven their mettle by edging out the RDF Eagles in a tense one-point victory in the Semi-Finals. The Knights rely on a balanced attack, bolstered by well-structured coaching and a strong emphasis on teamwork and have been steadily improving all season long.  Semi-Finals MVP Anusha Suhonfield and Samira Achiou will again lead the line for the Knights, who have been enjoying their best year in the girls division ever.  They’ll look to complete a fantastic season with their first ever title on Saturday.

While the Panthers enter the finals as the favorites, the Knights have shown they have what it takes to compete with the best. With their ability to execute under pressure and their unwavering team spirit, the Knights will undoubtedly pose a significant challenge to the Panthers’ title defense.

As these two teams prepare to clash in the GCBL 14U Playoff Finals, basketball fans can expect an intense and closely contested battle. Will the Brent Panthers cement their legacy with a second consecutive championship, or will the London Knights orchestrate an upset and claim the crown for themselves? The answer will be revealed on the court at City Of London Academy, in what promises to be a must-watch finale to the GCBL 14U season.


Date Time League Season
08/06/2024 2:00 PM GCBL 2023-24


City Of London Academy Southwark

240 Lynton Road, London SE1 5LA