Spain is on top of Europe, and France takes the money


EUROBASKET. Against Spain, the French national team stumbled and took the silver medal at this Eurobasket tournament.

There was no gold medal for the French national team, which the Spaniards defeated at the top of their match at this Eurobasket 2022. “Losing two finals in two years is tough. Tonight (Sunday), I had to be better. I didn’t know how to help my team and I take the responsibility to come back better. It’s up to me to come back strong. It’s hard to let an opportunity like this go but we have no choice but to Continuing and above all I am proud of the group, the state of mind, our persistence throughout this competition,” analyzed Rudi Gobert, named in the fifth cycle of this Euro.

“It’s tough. They were better than us. They controlled us head and shoulders. They were obviously above us tonight, and there’s not much to say. They played very well, they targeted us well, and they broke our balls as expected in their change of defence. But then Our defense was changing. They attacked very well, they were very patient,” noted Yvan Fournier, author of the rather curvy Euro.

This Eurobasket calendar has been organized in two important phases, the first being the group stage that will take place from 1 to 8 September, before the final stage until 18 September. Thus, it will organize the round of 16 on Saturday 10 and Sunday 11 September, the quarter-finals on Tuesday 13 and Wednesday 14 September, and the semi-finals on Friday 16 September. finally, The Third Place Match and Grand Final are scheduled for Sunday, September 18th at 5:15pm and 8:30pm respectively.. For every basketball competition, the pace is very high with only one day of rest planned for example between Finals Eight and Final 1/4, and between Finals 1/4 and Final 1/2.

What are the Eurobasket 2022 kits?

The 2022 European Basketball Championship is organized in four groups of six, with the top four teams from each group qualifying for the Round of 16. At the end of the draw that took place on April 29, 2021, the distribution of these chickens was determined. A little peculiarity: Each of the four organizing countries can choose one of the opponents/partners. The Czech Republic chose Poland and Georgia for Turkey, and Germany, Lithuania and Italy for Estonia. The French national team inherited a strong group especially with Slovenia Luka Doncic, Germany and Lithuania from Domantas Sabonis. See group order.

  • Group A: Spain, Russia, Turkey, Georgia, Belgium, Bulgaria
  • Group B: FranceLithuania, Slovenia, Germany, Hungary, Bosnia and Herzegovina
  • Group C: Greece, Italy, Croatia, Ukraine, Great Britain, Estonia
  • Group D: Serbia, Czech Republic, Poland, Finland, Israel, Netherlands

After its impressive silver medal at the Tokyo Olympics, the French basketball team is back for a new major competition at Eurobasket 2022. Rudy Joubert, Yvan Fournier and all the Blues are seeking a second European title after 2013 where they won the final against Slovenia. In this 41st edition of the European Championship, Vincent Colette will have to lay off two of his executives, Nicolas Batum and Nando de Colo. The Blues coach will present his final roster for Eurobasket 2022 on July 29.

France have inherited this Euro “group of death” with Germany and Lithuania with Dominas Sabonis and Jonas Valencionas as well as Slovenia where Luka Doncic and his teammates will want to avenge the Blue League after the semi-final elimination. Olympics finals. During the April 29, 2021 draw, Jacques Comerre, French Performance and Teams Director, returned to this high group B: “We will play against teams with a lot of experience. This group B is very dense. We have to be prepared from the start. Given this table, the big challenge is to succeed in climbing to the top two places in our group to avoid more minute crosses in the round of 16 and/or the quarter Final “.

List of 17 players selected for Eurobasket 2022 : Andrew Albissey, Thomas Hurtle, Theo Maledon, Frank Ntelikina, Yvan Fournier, Isa Cordinier, Elie Okubo (playmakers), William Howard, Timothy Lawow-Caparrot, Terry Tarbe (winger), Victor Wimpanyama, Gershon Yabuseli, Amathe M. Bay ( strong wings)And the Rudi Joubert, Mustapha Vall, Vincent Poirier, Mohamedou Gaiteh (interlocutor).

The TV broadcast of this European Basketball Championship will be provided by Canal + sports. Eurobasket 2022 will be the last competition to be broadcast on Canal + Group channels. If France Télévisions continues to broadcast the matches of the French men’s team, BeIn Sports has reached an agreement to broadcast the next major competitions of the French men’s and women’s teams.

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