The women’s national team beat Latvia and stayed alive for the qualification!


A great victory was achieved by women’s national team, beating Latvia 73-65. In this way, he entered strongly in the qualification game for the semi-finals of the event.

Great performance from the Elizabeth Spanou and Mariella Fasoula, with both scoring 22 points. The defensive function of Petros Prekas’ team was also excellent, which should be an important weapon in the continuation of the event.

Greece’s next game, this one against Spain. It is reminded that the first of each group goes directly to the quarter-finals, while the other two play knockouts.

The Latvians entered the game more dynamically and took the lead with 17-13 at the end of the first period, while the Greek team was far superior in the second quarter, with both teams going into the break with 34-32 at the expense of Greece.

The players of Prekas entered the second half determined to win the game, which was also confirmed on the floor, where with individual scores of 24-13 in the third period, the National Team was ahead with 56-47. In the final period, Greece managed to manage their lead perfectly, taking the win with 73-65, which was also her first in the competition, after the defeat by Montenegro.

The quarters: 13-17, 32-34, 56-47, 73-65.

Greece (Petros Prekas): Christinaki 11 (4/6 two-pointers, 1/6 three-pointers, 12 rebounds, 2 assists, 3 steals), Fasoula 22 (7/15 two-pointers, 8/8 shots, 11 rebounds), Spanou 22 (6/15 two-pointers, 2/ 6 three-pointers, 4/5 shots, 5 rebounds, 4 assists), Stamolambrou 7, Tsineke 9 (3/5 two-pointers, 3/4 shots, 3 rebounds, 3 assists), Pavlopoulou 2, Sotiriou, Stamati.

Source: Sport Fm

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