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GB Senior Men Handed Tough Draw in Quest for EuroBasket 2021

Great Britain’s Senior Men will face a tough group in order to qualify for EuroBasket 2021 – but first they must overcome Kosovo and Luxembourg in August.

The winner of that pre-qualifiers group has been placed in Group G with France, Germany and Montenegro with only the team that finishes bottom missing out on the Final Round.

Germany are assured of their place at EuroBasket 2021 as one of the four co-hosts, while France are currently ranked third in the world.

After missing out in the second round of pre-qualifiers to Austria on head-to-head, GB dropped into the third round where they have to win their group in order to progress to the main round of qualifiers.

GB’s summer schedule (both home games in Manchester):
v Kosovo (A) – 7th August, 2019
v Luxembourg (H) – 10th August, 2019
v Kosovo (H) – 17th August, 2019
v Luxembourg (A) – 21st August, 2019

Initial Qualifiers schedule (venues TBC):
v Montenegro (A) – 21st February, 2020
v Germany (H) – 24th February, 2020
v France (H) – 26th November, 2020
v Montenegro (H) – 29th November, 2020
v Germany (A) – 19th February, 2021
v France (A) – 22nd February, 2021

1 Comment

  1. JohnB

    May 23, 2020 at 9:22 am

    Kosovo has a population of just under 2 million. Luxemberg has a population of approximately half a million !!!!! If GB can not qualify what does that indicate?

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