Romania – Sweden, within the FIBA U18 quarterfinals
The nationwide U18 males’s basketball crew managed to win the final match in Group C of the European Championship – Division B, with Portugal, qualifying from the primary place within the quarters, and right this moment it should return to the “Olimpia” Corridor with a duel in opposition to Sweden, within the second part of the race.
The match between Romania and Portugal, decisive for the tricolors when it comes to qualifying for the quarter-finals of the FIBA U18 European Championship – Division B, stuffed the “Olimpia” corridor with over 2,000 followers, together with “colleagues” of these on the courtroom – the members of the U16 male nationwide crew, younger basketball gamers registered at golf equipment in Ploiesti (CSM, CSȘ, iSports, Solaris), Bucharest (Slam, Laguna, Dan Dacian, Sportul Studențesc), Targoviște (CSS), watching the confrontation in opposition to the Lusitanians.
After three successes and one failure (in opposition to Slovakia, on the very starting of the championship), the scholars of coach Cătălin Tănase have reached 4 victories, within the final 4 matches, and, along with Portugal (who had ensured their presence within the quarters, on the time of the match), they go to the second part of the continental competitors.
Though, on the break, Portugal led 33-26, after which the Lusitanians broke away to 12 factors, rating 39-27, on the finish, one on a knife’s edge, dramatically, the tricolors managed to get well the distinction, equalizing within the final sequences of the third quarter, then Romania took the lead, rating 47-46, and managed the tip excellently, successful 53-49, the enjoyment being all of the higher as the simplest participant of the tricolors was Lorenzo Diaconescu from Prahov ( effectivity coefficient of +17), who completed with 9 factors, 11 rebounds (4 offensive), 2 assists, 2 interceptions, 2 caps, the participant registered at Zentro Basket Madrid being the “engine” of the crew.
For Vulturi scored: Șomăcescu 10p, Diaconescu 9p 11 rec, Lungu 8p (2×3), Lăpuște 7p (2×3), Antonescu 6p (1×3), Pătru 5p (1×3), Oinaru 4p, Bănica 2p , Dumitru 2p.
Occupying the primary place within the group, Romania will play, within the quarter-finals, within the firm of Sweden, the second ranked in Group D. All the ultimate phases will probably be performed at Sala Olimpia, in Ploiesti, with the quarter-finals scheduled for Friday, August 5. Romania’s match will begin at 18:00.
The complete schedule of right this moment’s “quarters” is as follows:
Denmark – Netherlands (1:30 p.m.),
Finland – Portugal (15.45),
Romania – Sweden (18)
Bosnia and Herzegovina – Iceland (20.15)
Spectator entry is free!