Slovakia Surprise Rivals, Face Great Britain In Final
Slovakia surprised Czech Republic to advance to the final of the U20 European Championship for Women Division B while also booking promotion to Division A next summer along with Great Britain, who beat Portugal.

Veronika Cernakova had 19 points while Maria Felixova (18 points and 13 rebounds) and Klaudia Lukacovicova (10 and 12) both registered double-doubles in leading Slovakia to a 53-50 victory over the Czech Republic, keeping the women's basketball powerhouse in Division B next summer despite 16 points and 14 rebounds from Alena Hanusova.
Slovakia, Czechs Set Up Semi-Final Showdown
Alena Hanusova had 16 points and nine rebounds to lead Czech Republic to a convincing 71-37 victory over Greece in the quarter-finals of the U20 European Championship for Women Division B to set up a semi-final showdown with neighbors Slovakia - 49-46 winners over Hungary.

The other semi-final - with the winner gaining promotion next summer to Division A - will see Great Britain taking on Portugal.  Great Britain beat Israel 72-65 and Portugal eased past Belgium 59-40.



NoNamePos. HeightBirth datePlace of birth
 4Zuzana Smuteková 1.82 01.11.1990 Bratislava (SVK)  
 5Daniela Potocnáková PG 1.72 19.09.1991 Kosice (SVK)  
 6Dominika Baburova SF 1.79 29.05.1991 Poprad (SVK)  
 7Veronika Cernáková SG 1.74 18.01.1990 Ruzomberok (SVK)  
 8Miriama Mackulínová 1.75 11.12.1991 Poprad (SVK)  
 9Klaudia Lukavocicova 1.92 25.11.1990 Bratislava (SVK)  
10Barbora Novocká PG 1.68 06.09.1990 Dolný Kubín (SVK)  
11Lucia Staneková 1.87 13.05.1991 Levoca (SVK)  
12Alexandra Baburová GF 1.82 29.05.1991 Poprad (SVK)  
13Jana Zingerová SG 1.76 01.06.1990 Lucenec (SVK)  
14Maria Felixova 1.91 22.08.1990 Ruzomberok (SVK)  
15Agata Jankova SF 1.83 21.03.1990 Banska Bystrica (SVK)  


Head Coach: Zeljko Vukicevic
Assistant Coach: Marek Adamcik

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Czechs Roll Into Quarter-Finals

The Czech Republic remained unbeaten at the U20 European Championship Women on Wednesday after an 86-37 drubbing of Belgium.

The Czechs got 20 points and six rebounds from Alena Hanusova in the victory which sets up a Quarter-Final match-up with Greece on Friday.

Perfect Czech Republic Hand Great Britain First Loss
Dana Kuslitova's 22 points powered the Czech Republic to a 72-58 victory over previously undefeated Great Britain at the U20 European Championship for Women Division B.

The Czechs allowed just eight points in the second quarter in improving to 3-0 in Group B with Alena Hanusova scoring 19 points and Katerina Bartonova chipping in 13 points, seven rebounds and seven assists.
Great Britain Slip Past Hosts, Stay Perfect19.07.2010
Portugal Lock Down Israel In Fourth18.07.2010
Israel Start Strong In Kavadarci17.07.2010
Romania, Netherlands Win Promotion To Division A15.07.2009


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PTSK. Lukavocicova14.7
RTM. Felixova10.3
ASB. Novocká3.7
STB. Novocká3.7
BSK. Lukavocicova2.4


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16.07.2010vs POR[L] 68-72
17.07.2010vs AUT[W] 65-44
20.07.2010vs ISR[W] 60-53
21.07.2010vs GRE[W] 63-37
23.07.2010vs HUN[W] 49-46
24.07.2010vs CZE[W] 53-50
25.07.2010vs GBR[L] 46-47



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