Russia and Lithuania will fight it out for fifth place, after securing narrow victories Saturday in the U18 European Championship Women 2010 in Slovakia. The prize for the winner will be a ticket to the U19 World Championship next year.
In-form Italy made an easy job of Sweden in the Quarter-Finals of the U18 European Championship Women 2010 in Slovakia to set up a semi-final meeting with France.
Mia Hakim made a pair of crucial free throws with 0:38 to go to give her team an important 59-57 win against hosts Slovakia and a place in the Quarter-Finals in U18 European Championship Women 2010.
Sweden used their inside advantage to see off the challenge of Serbia, 61-42, in the U18 European Championship Women 2010, in Slovakia and make a step closer to a Quarter-Final spot.
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