Slovakia Coach Rues Missed Chances
Slovakia women's coach Vladimir Karnay believes his team underestimated rivals Israel after missing out on a place at EuroBasket Women on Friday night.

Karnay's team lost 84-71 to Israel in the additional qualifying tournament on Wednesday - a result which ultimately cost them a place at the finals in Italy.
Slovakia Win Sends Israel Through

Slovakia edged Poland 76-74 in Lanciano in the final game of the Additional Qualifying Tournament on Friday night to ensure that Israel advanced to the EuroBasket Women.

Needing only to win the game after their victory over Israel, the Polish failed.



NoNamePos. HeightBirth datePlace of birth
 Daniela Cikosova GF 1.83 15.09.1982 Kosice (SVK)  
 Barbora Fabianova PF 1.84 18.10.1982 Bojnice (SVK)  
 Viera Libicova 1.90 25.10.1980 Banska Bystrica (SVK)  
 Romana Vynuchalova 1.93 03.09.1986 Bratislava (SVK)  
 4Bronislava Borovickova PG 1.70 21.02.1980 Sala (SVK)  
 5Anna Jurcenkova 1.95 26.07.1985 Presov (SVK)  
 6Michaela Ivanova SF 1.80 27.08.1984 Poprad (SVK)  
 7Zuzana Zirková SG 1.75 06.06.1980 Bojnice (SVK)  
 8Luisa Michulková SG 1.80 26.07.1984 Zilina (SVK)  
 9Lucia Kupcikova 1.84 28.08.1984 Poprad (SVK)  
10Regina Palusna FC 1.92 06.06.1989 Trnava (SVK)  
11Alena Kovacova 1.90 10.11.1978 Poprad (SVK)  
12Lucia Lásková FC 1.87 26.08.1980 Lucenec (SVK)  
13Ivana Jalcová 1.83 25.10.1983 Kosice (SVK)  
14Andrea Oravcová SF 1.83 04.12.1987 Banská Bystrica (SVK)  
15Martina Gyurcsi 1.84 15.11.1977 Lucenec (SVK)  

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Israel Hold Off Slovakia

Liron Cohen and Meirav Dori provided most of the firepower on offense and Israel broke open a close game in the fourth quarter to stun Slovakia in the first game of the Additional Qualifying Tournament for the EuroBasket Women.

In the game staged in Lanciano, Italy, each player buried a trio of three-pointers with Cohen scoring a game-high 24 and Dori weighing in with 20 in an 84-71 triumph.

Karnay, Slovakia Ready For Israel
Slovakia coach Vladimir Karnay has warned his players not to underestimate Israel when the two sides meet on Wednesday in the additional qualifying tournament for the EuroBasket Women.

Both national teams struggled through the initial qualifying round and looked prime candidates for relegation, but in the additional qualifying tournament, the fortunes of each changed.
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PTSZ. Zirková22.1
RTM. Gyurcsi7.7
ASA. Kovacova2.5
STI. Jalcová2.4
BSM. Gyurcsi0.7


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16.09.2006vs LAT[L] 63-71 (A)
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01.09.2007vs UKR[W] 66-61 (A)
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12.09.2007vs UKR[W] 89-69 (H)
15.09.2007vs SWE[W] 76-55 (A)
19.09.2007vs ISR[L] 71-84
21.09.2007vs POL[W] 76-74



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