NEWS

09.08.2009
Turkey Secure Spot In U17 World Championship

Turkey will head to the U17 World Championships next year after blowing out hosts Italy 71-50 as they gained compensation for their heart breaking and gut wrenching quadruple overtime loss against France in the quarter finals.

Coach Firat Okul was buoyant after claiming fifth spot and apologised as he broke away from the middle of his post game interview to join in with his players as they celebrated courtside.

08.08.2009
Turkey And Italy Play Out U17 World Championship Spot

Turkey will fight it out with Italy tomorrow for a place at next years U17 World Championships after winning their respective semi-finals for the 5 to 8 spots against Greece and Czech Republic.

In the first game of the day, Turkey stepped onto court looking to pick themselves off the floor after their gut wrenching quadruple overtime loss against France the night before.

PHOTO GALLERY

ROSTER

NoNamePos. HeightBirth datePlace of birth
4Francesca Dotto PG 1.68 17.03.1993 Camposampiero (ITA)  
5Stella Panella SF 1.77 11.08.1993 Roma (ITA)  
6Caterina Dotto PG 1.68 17.03.1993 Camposampiero (ITA)  
7Alice Mandelli SG 1.76 13.01.1993 Segrate (ITA)  
8Elettra Ferretti PG 1.71 05.02.1993 Napoli (ITA)  
9Sara Bocchetti SF 1.74 18.10.1993 Napoli (ITA)  
10Ashley Ravelli 1.76 05.04.1993 Milano (ITA)  
11Marta Masoni SF 1.84 13.07.1993 Castellaneta (ITA)  
12Chiara Terenzi FC 1.84 05.01.1993 Pesaro (ITA)  
13Alessandra Formica 1.89 13.03.1993 Augusta (ITA)  
14Veronica Dell'Olio 1.87 30.01.1993 Senigallia (ITA)  
15Giulia Bona PF 1.83 15.06.1994 Cremona (ITA)  

COACHES

Head Coach: Giovanni Lucchesi
Assistant Coach: Umberto Alliori

More Headlines

07.08.2009
Russia Knock Out Azzurine In Overtime Thriller

Russia Coach Anna Arkhipova Von Kalmanovich has paid tribute to Italy after her team inflicted a heart-breaking 65-64 overtime loss on the hosts to set up a semi-final clash with Spain.

In a truly astonishing game of basketball, the emotion in the Arena after the final buzzer had ended was incredible.

05.08.2009
Sell Out Naples Crowd See Azzurine Fall To Spain

Spanish Coach Jose Hernandez watched his team avoid a third straight loss and win a spectacular 76-71 shootout with Italy as both teams booked their places in the final eight of the tournament.

In yet another incredible match-up, a near capacity crowd were treated to a real classic as Italy, still without injured center Alessandra Formica shot the lights out from downtown to keep pace with Spain.

Strong Belgium Performance Too Much For Azzurine04.08.2009
Azzurine Overcome Strong Finland Outing03.08.2009
Hosts Italy Stay Unbeaten, Leave Serbia Behind01.08.2009
Lucchesi Praises Importance Of U16s For Italy And Naples31.07.2009
Azzurine Stay Unbeaten, Beat Turkey31.07.2009
Italy Start Home Tournament On A High, Beat Sweden30.07.2009

Team

Italy
Italy

TEAM LEADERS

CategoryPlayerAvg
PTSF. Dotto9.9
RTM. Masoni5.4
ASF. Dotto1.9
STF. Dotto3.3
BSA. Formica2.1

TEAM COMPARISON

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SCHEDULE

30.07.2009vs SWE[W] 70-48
31.07.2009vs TUR[W] 56-54
01.08.2009vs SRB[W] 64-52
03.08.2009vs FIN[W] 64-62
04.08.2009vs BEL[L] 50-61
05.08.2009vs ESP[L] 71-76
07.08.2009vs RUS[L] 64-65
08.08.2009vs CZE[W] 64-47
09.08.2009vs TUR[L] 50-71

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