A badminton player from Stevenage has been selected for a six nations competition.

Jeff Ani Joseph, who goes to John Henry Newman School, has been chosen for the six-day event which starts in Sweden on March 27.

Joseph and his doubles partner Samuel Pulikkottil recently won gold in the U17 gold tournament which was held at the University of Bath.

The pair had also won bronze in the last year’s U17 English nationals.

Joseph is currently ranked third for mixed doubles, fifth for doubles and seventh for singles in his age group.