Czech Republic finally got off the mark in the Qualifying Round of the U16 European Championship Women in Greece, scoring their first victory 63-52 againt the Netherlands. But this was only a consolation win for the Czechs as they were condemnded to a last place finish in the Group already before tip-off while their opponents had already secured the last available ticket to the Quarter-Finals.
After an amazing victory over Belgium yesterday, Spain posted yet another classy comeback in their Qualifying Round game against the Czech Republic. They won 50-44 to continue their run toward the Quarter-Final Round of the U16 European Championship Women.
Turkey had entered the Qualifying Round of the U16 European Championship Women with two wins under their belt and in Group F action against the Czech Republic they added victory number three, 67-55.
Greece, the hosts of the U16 European Championship Women 2010, had another reason to celebrate on Day 3 of of Group D action, as they bettered the Czech Republic 59-57 in a close and dramatic encounter.
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