The Ukraine U-20 started with a loss in EuroBasket, losing to the Czech Republic in overtime

The Ukrainian youth team was able to come back, but did not have enough strength for more time.

The European Basketball Championship with teams under 20 started in Montenegro.

The first rival of the Ukrainian national team, playing in group C, is the national team from the Czech Republic. In the first half, basketball players from the Czech Republic managed to surpass our athletes, who gained an advantage – 45:36.

After the break, Vitaliy Stepanovskiy’s wards were back in the game, showing an amazing performance. They were able to level the score, which allowed them to move against in extra time-80:80.

Despite the efforts of basketball players in Ukraine, the Czech Republic team won in overtime – 98:86.

Czech – Ukraine – 98:86 (21:19, 24:17, 16:19, 19:25, 18: 8 O)

Note that tomorrow, July 17, the Ukrainian team will play a team from Lithuania. On Monday, July 18, Stepanovsky’s team will face Spain.

Source: korrespondent

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