Abramo Canka joins Loko

PBC Lokomotiv Kuban signed a long-term contract with 18-year-old Italian player Abramo Canka.

Abramo Canka (18 years old, 198 cm) is a graduate of Stella Azzura club academy, since the 2016/17 season he was playing in the main team. Last year Canka was played in the Italian A2, where he scored an average of 7.8 points, 4.1 rebounds and 1.8 assists per match.

In 2020 he became a finalist of the prestigious Adidas Next Generation Youth Tournament in Munich. Abramo also entered in the symbolic first five of the tournament. Together with Stella Azzura in the tournament took part the youth teams of CSKA, Bavaria, Ludwigsburg, Promitheas, Alba, Ulm and Real Madrid.


Victor Meleshenko, director of sport of PBC Lokomotiv Kuban

Canka is a talented young player. He is one of the most promising young Italian basketball players who are already interested NBA scouts. We expect him to progress rapidly. The player will spend the next season on loan at the Lithuanian Nevezis.

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