The head coach of the national team of Ukraine on basketball – Evgeny Murzin, commented on the results of the draw for Eurobasket-2017.
“The players that we are all familiar. Almost all played in friendlies. Played with Georgia in a friendly tournament, played with the Germans. Was the matches with Italy and Lithuania, with Israel was two games. Anyway, weak teams in the Eurobasket does not happen. I don’t like predictions, but I can say that from the group is real, it is necessary to prepare and assemble a good squad, perhaps that will come out in the 1/8 finals even with a third place. We have the experience, should learn from past mistakes, to go out to fight.
As to the venue of the games, me without a difference where to play, Romania, Turkey or Israel. It is necessary to consider all factors and prepare for launch,” said Murzin.
We will remind, today held the draw for the group stage of Eurobasket-2017. Ukrainian team got into a sextet, and will compete with teams of Lithuania, Italy, Israel, Georgia and Germany. In the next stage of the group considered the four best teams.
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