NEWS

12.09.2005
Sweden Avoid The Drop

Sweden will keep their Division A status in 2007 thanks to their victory over the Netherlands in the relegation tournament on Monday night in Novi Sad.

The Swedes beat Poland on Sunday and kept up their good form to defeat the Netherlands 78-65 just one day later.

11.09.2005
Sweden Keep One Foot In Division A

Sweden took the first step towards keeping their Division A status until 2007 with victory over Poland at the relegation tournament in Novi Sad on Sunday night.

The tournament, which features Sweden, Poland and the Netherlands, will determine the two teams which will be relegated to Division B, as only the winner will get to stay in Division A.

PHOTO GALLERY

ROSTER

NoNamePos. HeightBirth datePlace of birth
 4Mattias Goransson 1.96 25.05.1983 Södertälje (SWE)  
 5Serdar Akyuz 1.85 18.04.1983 Skärholmen, Stockholm (SWE)  
 6Jim Nystrom SG 1.95 05.10.1982 Kista (SWE)  
 7Mats Levin PG 1.89 15.06.1977 Nacka (SWE)  
 8Oluoma Nnamaka PF 2.00 14.09.1978 Hel.Trefald (SWE)  
 9Jonas Larsson 1.92 02.05.1971 Älvsered (SWE)  
10Lesli Myrthil 2.00 23.04.1977 Spanga, Stockholm (SWE)  
11Joakim Kjellbom 2.13 22.04.1979 Sundsvall (SWE)  
12Fredrik Jonzen 2.07 13.06.1978 Uppsala (SWE)  
13Martin Ringström  PF 2.06 18.03.1981 Göteborg (SWE)  
14Johan Akesson 2.10 23.03.1984 Rebbelberga (SWE)  
15Michael Palm 2.09 05.09.1979 Askim (SWE)  

More Headlines

22.08.2005
Sweden: Fleverakis Looks Ahead To Difficult Task

Kostas Flevarakis faces one of the toughest jobs of his career as he attempts to steer Sweden into next month's EuroBasket in Serbia & Montenegro.

Flevarakis, a 36-year-old Greek, took over from Jan Enjebo as Swedish national coach in May following an unsuccessful qualifying campaign for next month's tournament which saw the Scandinavian outfit lose all four games to opponents Russia and Croatia.

04.05.2005
Flevarakis Ready For Sweden Challenge

The new man at the helm of Sweden's national basketball team, Kostas Flevarakis, is not a miracle worker.

"I don't give big promises or big words," Flevarakis said to PA International.

Sweden Appoint New National Team Coach03.05.2005
Triumphant Gehrke Has One Eye On Sweden19.04.2005
Enjebo Phlegmatic about Sweden Chances19.08.2004
European Championship for Men 2005 Qualification22.09.2003

Team

Sweden
Sweden

TEAM LEADERS

CategoryPlayerAvg
PTSM. Levin10.2
RTF. Jonzen6.0
ASM. Levin3.5
STJ. Kjellbom1.5
BSJ. Kjellbom1.3

TEAM COMPARISON

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SCHEDULE

11.09.2004vs RUS[L] 64-97 (A)
15.09.2004vs CRO[L] 69-86 (H)
22.09.2004vs RUS[L] 81-92 (H)
25.09.2004vs CRO[L] 61-75 (A)
23.08.2005vs HUN[L] 68-75 (A)
26.08.2005vs POR[L] 71-77 (H)
01.09.2005vs HUN[W] 73-67 (H)
04.09.2005vs POR[L] 67-74 (A)
11.09.2005vs POL[W] 67-55
12.09.2005vs NED[W] 78-65

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