NEWS

16.07.2006
Sakota Heroics Give Greece Dramatic Victory
victory over Bulgaria and send them through to the next phase of the OSTCHEM U20 European Championship on Sunday.

The teams had traded blows throughout an enthralling contest but it seemed as though the Bulgarians were going to sneak it as the game drew to a close. Sakota then connected from downtown with time almost up to hand the Greeks a 78-77 triumph.

15.07.2006
Lithuania Record First Win

Lithuania bounced back from their opening round defeat to Greece by beating Bulgaria 98-86 in Group D.

The game was in the balance when Bulgaria trimmed their deficit to 82-79 with 7:33 remaining but the Lithuanians promptly went on a 16-7 run to level their record at 1-1.

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ROSTER

NoNamePos. HeightBirth datePlace of birth
4Deyan Ivanov PF 2.05 18.03.1986 Varna (BUL)  
5Kaloyan Ivanov PF 2.05 18.03.1986 Varna (BUL)  
6Krum Doychinov 2.07 29.04.1986 Sofia (BUL)  
7Lyubomir Lilov SF 1.98 09.03.1987 Botevgrad (BUL)  
8Stoyo Cholakov SG 1.92 17.03.1987 Yambol (BUL)  
9Rostislav Dikov PG 1.86 03.05.1986 Vidin (BUL)  
10Stanislav Slaveykov SF 1.98 02.06.1986 Shumen (BUL)  
11Veselin Zhelyazkov Georgiev SF 1.94 10.06.1986 Shumen (BUL)  
12Zhivko Stoyanov SG 1.94 07.08.1987 Sofia (BUL)  
13Asen Velikov PG 1.85 11.01.1986 Pleven (BUL)  
14Thomas Fikoff 2.12 26.08.1987 Sofia (BUL)  
15Tsvetoslav Ostrev PG 1.82 03.03.1986 Troyan (BUL)  

COACHES

Head Coach: Ivan Cholakov

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14.07.2006
Bulgaria Stun Spain

Bulgaria edged Spain 75-73 in Group D after outscoring their opponents 23-13 in the final quarter.

Deyan Ivanov had 22 points to pace the winners, 14 of which came in the fourth quarter.

Team

Bulgaria
Bulgaria

TEAM LEADERS

CategoryPlayerAvg
PTSK. Ivanov19.1
RTK. Ivanov9.0
ASD. Ivanov3.6
STS. Slaveykov2.0
BSK. Doychinov1.6

TEAM COMPARISON

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SCHEDULE

14.07.2006vs ESP[W] 75-73
15.07.2006vs LTU[L] 86-98
16.07.2006vs GRE[L] 77-78
18.07.2006vs LAT[L] 89-90
19.07.2006vs ISR[W] 77-64
20.07.2006vs GER[W] 79-66
22.07.2006vs ESP[W] 80-72
23.07.2006vs RUS[W] 88-84

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Staff

President: Georgi Glushkov
Secretary General: Eleonora Rangelova
Press contact: Eleonora Rangelova