The Czech Republic held off Italy in the final minutes of the game for 9th place at the Global Vision U18 European Championship Women, to reach a 59-54 victory.
The encounter between the Czech Republic and Romania needed overtime to establish the winner.
Two of the most hard-fighting teams at the Global Vision U18 European Championship offered a tight encounter for the last place available in the Quarter-Finals and Serbia prevailed over the Czech Republic, 89-81.
Italy's chanches of defending their U18 European Championship Women title have suffered an almost fatal blow after losing to the Czech Republic on the second day of the Qualifying Round, 54-47.
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