NEWS

02.08.2008
Spain vs. Serbia For 5th, Bulgaria, Germany Survive
Serbia remained alive for a chance to possibly defend their U19 FIBA World Championship title by knocking off Russia 85-63 in the 5th-8th place games which can eventually lead to a spot in the U19 Worlds.

Bojan Subotic scored 22 points to lead the Serbs, who will play Spain for fifth place. Spain overcame Latvia 107-91 with Alberto Jodar scoring 21 points and Jorge Santana had 20.
27.07.2008
Latvia Hold Off Bulgaria To Advance
Kalvis Krumins had 22 points and six assists in leading Latvia to an 80-75 win over Bulgaria to advance to the Qualfiying Round of the U18 European Championship Men.

Latvia survived a late comeback by the Bulgarians to clinch their first victory in Group D as Martins Laksa added 12 points and Kristers Zeidaks had 11 points.

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ROSTER

NoNamePos. HeightBirth datePlace of birth
 4Ventsislav Petkov SG 1.88 14.10.1991 Sofia (BUL)  
 5Ivo Slavchev PF 1.99 21.11.1990 Sofia (BUL)  
 6Bozhidar Avramov PG 1.95 08.03.1990 Varna (BUL)  
 7Lyuben Paskov SF 1.98 23.02.1990 Sofia (BUL)  
 8Tihomir Zhelev SG 1.93 24.09.1990 Varna (BUL)  
 9Vasil Kyosev 1.98 23.02.1990 Varna (BUL)  
10Hristo Zahariev SG 1.97 27.10.1990 Sofia (BUL)  
11Emil Binev 1.98 22.03.1991 Burgas (BUL)  
12Dimitre Marintchechki SF 2.00 08.09.1990 Sofia (BUL)  
13Yovcho Atanasov 2.03 30.08.1990 Plovdiv (BUL)  
14Emanuil Minchev PF 2.00 03.02.1990 Sofia (BUL)  
15Aleksandar Georgiev 2.03 20.01.1990 Varna (BUL)  

COACHES

Head Coach: Yordan Ivanov Kolev
Assistant Coach: Emil Bonev

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26.07.2008
Prostran, Croatia Edge Bulgaria
Toni Prostran scored 23 points - including the final four of the game - in leading Croatia to a 71-67 win over Bulgaria to remain top of Group D at the U18 European Championship for Men.

Ivan Ramljak added 16 points and Mario Delas chipped in 15 points and nine rebounds for Croatia, which improved to 2-0.
25.07.2008
Lithuania Stun Serbia, Turkey Slip Past Bulgaria
Four players scored in double figures as Lithuania put together a strong performance in knocking off defending champions Serbia 83-68 in Group B action of the U18 European Championship for Men.

Augustas Peciukevicius had 17 points and Tautvydas Sleza added 16 points and 13 rebounds while helping Lithuania hold Serbia to 29 percent shooting in Pyrgos.

Team

Bulgaria
Bulgaria
Bulgaria

TEAM LEADERS

CategoryPlayerAvg
PTSH. Zahariev19.2
RTH. Zahariev7.7
ASB. Avramov4.5
STH. Zahariev2.7
BSA. Georgiev1.5

TEAM COMPARISON

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SCHEDULE

25.07.2008vs TUR[L] 82-86
26.07.2008vs CRO[L] 67-71
27.07.2008vs LAT[L] 75-80
29.07.2008vs BEL[W] 83-50
31.07.2008vs EST[W] 79-69
02.08.2008vs GER[L] 73-87

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President: Georgi Glushkov
Secretary General: Eleonora Rangelova
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