The Turkish national basketball team announced the Georgian police attack on the team at the end of the EuroBasket game

The Turkish national basketball team announced the Georgian police attack on the team at the end of the EuroBasket game

Vice President of the Turkish Basketball Federation Omer Onan said that after the European Championship match with the national team Georgia (83:88 OT) the Georgian side caused a mass brawl. The match took place in Tbilisi.

– When Furkan Korkmaz was walking along the corridor leading to the locker room with our coach, the Georgian national team players attacked him with a distant player (Duda Sanadze), the police also participated in the attack. At the end of the match, 30 police officers provoked a fight. We had to start fighting them,” Eurohoops Onan quotes.

National team coach Turkey Hakan Demir also confirmed the attack on the Korkmaz team player.

After the match, Turkey lodged a protest against the final result of the match, justifying its position with the fact that after the incident with Korkmaz and Sanadze, 22 seconds were removed from playing time.

Source : MatchTV

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