Women’s Junior national team of Ukraine U-18 lost to Portugal in the match of the classification for 5-8 places of the championship.
This reports the press service of the basketball Federation of Ukraine.
The opening meeting took place mostly in an equal fight. Time small advantage was our girls who came forward during the quarter on six points.
In the end they secured the three points advantage.
In the second 10-minute period, the situation changed. Portuguese women’s basketball team firmly grasp the initiative and confidently went into the lead. In the first half of the game the opponent had 17 points advantage.
For the implementation they are also ahead of the Ukrainians of 39.02% vs 26,67%. Under the boards Ukrainka also lost 24 vs 35.
In the third quarter, our team slowed down the opponent. And at the end of the quarter was able to play only three points.
Already at the start of the final 10-minute Portugal once again restore the difference.
For more of our girls strength is not enough.
The same in the final match for seventh place, Ukraine will play August 12 against Finland, which lost to the Netherlands – 70:75.
European Championship U-18
Women. The Division
The classification for 5-8 places
Portugal – Ukraine 72:58 (13:15, 28:9, 17:20, 14:14)