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15.09.2009 - By David Hein
Merriam-Webster defines a foreigner as "a person belonging to or owing allegiance to a foreign country".

Nine of the 16 head coaches at EuroBasket 2009 know a thing or two about owing their allegiances to foreign countries as they are leading national teams other than their native lands - with a mixed bag of success.

PHOTO GALLERY

ROSTER

No
Name
Pos.
Height
Birth date
Place of birth
Current club

4

PF
2.05
18.03.1986
Varna (BUL)  
Premiata Montegranaro (Italy-Lega)

5

PF
2.05
18.03.1986
Varna (BUL)  
Vive Menorca (Spain-ACB)

6

GF
1.95
18.04.1988
Sofia (BUL)  
Academic SOFIA (Bulgaria-Pro A)

7

PG
1.91
18.05.1983
Frankfurt (GER)  
Telekom Baskets Bonn (Germany-Bundesliga)

8

GF
1.97
12.06.1980
Sofia (BUL)  
C.B. Granada (Spain-ACB)

9

SF
1.98
02.06.1986
Shumen (BUL)  
BC Levski Sofia (Bulgaria-NBL)

10

C
2.06
20.03.1978
Sofia (BUL)  
BC Levski Sofia (Bulgaria-Pro A)

11

SF
2.02
25.08.1979
Yambol (BUL)  
Lukoil Academic Sofia (Bulgaria-Pro A)

12

F
2.08
30.05.1977
Sofia (BUL)  
Khimik OPZ Yuzny (Ukraine-Superleague)

13

C
2.12
02.03.1981
Blagoevgrad (BUL)  
BC Levski Sofia (Bulgaria-NBL)

14

PG
1.95
08.03.1990
Varna (BUL)  
Pamesa Valencia (Spain-ACB)

15

SF
1.98
03.03.1977
Varna (BUL)  
Lukoil Academic Sofia (Bulgaria-Pro A)
For Lithuania, Do Or Die
09.09.2009 - By Adriana Garcia Senchermes
For Lithuania, Do Or Die
Turkey Thump Bulgaria
08.09.2009 - By Adriana Garcia Senchermes
Turkey Thump Bulgaria
Turkey Roll Into Meeting With Bulgaria
08.09.2009 - By Adriana Garcia Senchermes
Turkey Roll Into Meeting With Bulgaria
Hosts With The Most
07.09.2009 - By Adriana Garcia Senchermes
Hosts With The Most
Moment Of Silence To Open Bulgaria-Poland Match
07.09.2009 - By Adriana Garcia Senchermes
Moment Of Silence To Open Bulgaria-Poland Match
Hosts Ready To Tip-Off Against Bulgaria
06.09.2009 - By Adriana Garcia Senchermes
Hosts Ready To Tip-Off Against Bulgaria

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07.09.2009
vs POL
[L] 78-90
08.09.2009
vs TUR
[L] 66-94
09.09.2009
vs LTU
[L] 69-84

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