Germany Rock Belgium On Opening Day

16 August 2008

Germany got off to a great start at the U16 European Championship Men Division B in Sarajevo with an 84-50 win over Belgium.

Philipp Neumann had 14 points to pace the Germans in the Group A clash.

Rannar Raap poured in 18 for Estonia in their 82-60 win over Slovakia and Vitali Liutych and Henadziy Zakhar each had 16 as Belarus thrashed Luxembourg 91-58 in the other games in the group on opening day.

In Group B, Mladen Novakovic poured in 19 points as Montenegro rolled to a 103-57 triumph over Denmark.

Hosts Bosnia-Herzegovina got 21 from Dino Begagic and cruised to a 93-57 victory over Iceland while Austria scraped a 66-64 win over the Netherlands.

Bulgaria are off and  running in Group C after a 94-39 success over Cyprus.

Slovenia beat England 87-46 and Switzerland rolled to a 105-61 win over Romania.

Sweden defeated Portugal 79-72 and Finland prevailed 79-56 over Ireland in Group D.


Germany Win U16 B Crown26.08.2008
Germany, Montenegro Win Promotion24.08.2008
Germany, Bulgaria Into Semis23.08.2008
Mönninghoff Leads Germany22.08.2008
Swedes Stay Undefeated In Division B19.08.2008
Strong Start Propels Germans To Decisive Win19.08.2008
Montenegro Edge Hosts In Division B18.08.2008
Bosnia-Herzegovina Capture Second Win17.08.2008

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