7th-8th Place Game: Greece 89 Israel 82
In the preliminary round Israel managed to surprise Greece and forced them to fight until the very last second of the group B games to earn the top 8 spot. Today Greece got its revenge, although Israel wasn’t far from another surprise.
Both teams were viciously routed in the quarter-finals: Israel lost by 23 points to France, while Serbia & Montenegro lost by “only” 20 against Turkey.
Turkey became the first team from Group B to make it to the Quarter-Finals. In a replay of last year’s U16 European Championship final, Turkey got its revenge, and one hell of a revenge it was.
Following the conclusion of the Challenge Round, the 12 teams qualified for the 2004 European Championship for U18 Men are now finalised.
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