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Bulgaria EuroBasket Squad Finalised

01 September 2005

Bulgaria head coach Rosen Barchovski has announced his final list of 12 players to compete at EuroBasket 2005 with identical 19-year-old twins Dejan and Kalojan Ivanov both in the group.

The duo had a starring role in last year's FIBA U18 European Championship, with Dejan averaging 20.4 point per game while Kaloyan posted 16.6 points per contest.

The Bulgarians, who recently hosted and won the Sofiia Award tournament by defeating FYR Macedonia, England and Cyprus, will face a harder test in Limoges, France, starting on September 8.

Barchovski's team will take on fellow EuroBasket sides France, Ukraine and Turkey in their last preparation tournament before the start off the EuroBasket on September 16.

Bulgaria are in EuroBasket Group B with Turkey, Croatia and Lithuania.

Bulgaria squad: Tencho Banev (MBC Odessa), Boyko Mladenov (LukOil Academic), Stefan Georgiev (CSKA Sofia), Georgi Davidov (LukOil Academic) Hrisimir Dimitrov (Spartak Pleven), Dimitar Angelov (CSKA), Dejan Ivanov (Cherno more), Kalojan Ivanov (Cherno more), Todor Stoykov (LukOil Academic), Filip Videnov (Nancy), Julian Radionov ( LukOil Academic), Yordan Bozov (CSKA).

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