Langer Happy As Austria Find A Way

20 July 2010
Austria Basketball Federation sporting director Robert Langer admitted his team were a long way from their best in beating Slovakia 72-65 in the U20 European Championship Men 2010 Division B but is more concerned with results than style points. 

A tight game was only decided in the final quarter but it was nevertheless enough to improve Austria's record in the tournament to 3-1.

"I'm happy about the fight we showed in the game," Langer said.

"It was a difficult game. The team could not find a proper rhythm. In the last 12 minutes it was better than it had been.

"But it is important on days when you are having a hard time to find a way to win. The guys have done really well with the support of the fans.

"This is an important step towards the semi-finals."

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