Portugal surprised Slovakia on the opening day of Qualifying Round action at the U18 European Championship Division B Men in Debrecen, Hungary .
Joao Guerreiro had 19 points and 12 rebounds to lead the Portuguese to an 86-73 victory.
The Czech Republic won the battle for first place in Group A against Austria in the Preliminary Round of the U18 European Championship Men Division B in Debrecen, Hungary.
The Czechs edged the previously unbeaten Austrians 77-73 on Tuesday to leave both sides with 3-1 records.
Austria, Switzerland and Poland have enjoyed excellent starts at the U18 European Championship Men Division B in Hungary with each winning for the second consecutive time on Saturday.
The most convincing triumphs on day two were delivered by the Czech Republic and the Poles.
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