The FIBA Promotion Cup for men will be played in Albania between next Monday and June 3.

Malta coach Bruno Di Pietrantonio is again in charge of the national team and conducted some intensive training sessions these past few weeks ahead of the tournament.

Di Pietrantonio will choose his team from the following players: Silvio Cassar, Dirk Schembri, Steve Schembri, Chris Sammut (all Luxol); Michael Naudi, Etienne Bezzina, Adrian Micallef, Kristin Baldacchino (all Pembroke); Omar Said (Hamrun); Peter Shoults, Jean Paul Bonnici (both Siggiewi).

Malta's programme (Group A): vs Andorra (May 29); vs Moldova (May 30); vs Gibraltar (May 31). Play-offs - June 2 and 3.

Group B is composed of San Marino, Wales, Azerbaijan and hosts Albania.

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