Men’s cadet national team of Ukraine U-16 lost to their peers from Bulgaria in a friendly match – 56:65.
This reports the press service of the basketball Federation of Ukraine.
Keeping the starting pressure of the opponents our guys seized the initiative and took the lead thanks to three-point Smith and Ivashov. After the first quarter, the Ukrainians finished with an 11-point advantage.
For the second quarter of the owners did not manage to change the course of events. The same the big break the difference has not changed – 10 points.
But the third quarter the opponent started to increase the pressure. The Ukrainians did not survive to the final quarter the situation has leveled off.
For the last 10 minutes of Bulgarians with inspiration allowed our team to once again break forward, and at the last minute ensured a winning result.
The most productive in the national team of Ukraine was Alexander Kofler (15 points, 5 rebounds) and George Smith (13 points, 4 rebounds)
This is the second defeat of our team in the Bulgarian town of Gabrovo. The day before she lost to Romania – 61:67.
Friendly match in basketball
Ukraine – Bulgaria 56:65 (26:15, 11:12, 6:16, 13:22)
Ukraine: Kevlar 15 + 5 rebounds + 5 steals, Smith 13 + 4 rebounds – 4 losses, litvínov 7 + 9 rebounds, 2 mugs, Shumeyko 0 + 3 steals – 2 turnovers – start, Ivashov 9, Gorobchenko 7 – 4 loss, mustache 2, RDCO 1, Tertyshnik 0, Lesyk 0 + 4 rebounds, Stalmakov 0