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02.08.2009
Serbia Hold Off France To Win Title

Serbia held off France 78-72 to be crowned champions of the U18 European Championship Men 2009 in Metz, France.

Serbia last won this tournament two years ago in Madrid, Spain and head coach Vladimir Jovanovic was elated - although at the same time at a loss for words - afterwards.

02.08.2009
Ahead Of Final France, Serbia Praise Team Effort

As they prepare ahead of Sunday's final of the U18 European Championship Men 2009 in Metz, France, head coaches Vladimir Jovanovic and Philippe Ory are likely to stress one common thought to their respective teams: "one player doesn't make a team, all 12 players make a team."

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ROSTER

NoNamePos. HeightBirth datePlace of birth
 4Nicolas Wachowiak SF 2.00 19.02.1991 Metz (FRA)  
 5Vincent Pourchot 2.22 27.02.1992 Metz (FRA)  
 6Mael Lebrun 1.98 17.04.1991 Nice (FRA)  
 7Nikola Stojiljkovic 2.05 01.03.1991 Belgrade (SCG)  
 8Frédéric M. Bourdillon SG 1.93 16.03.1991 Grasse (FRA)  
 9Léo Westermann PG 1.97 24.07.1992 Haugenau (FRA)  
10Evan Fournier SG 1.97 29.10.1992 Saint-Maurice (FRA)  
11Chrislain Cairo PF 2.00 18.08.1991 Saint Claude (FRA)  
12Kévin A. Mondésir PF 2.03 20.03.1991 Fort-de-France (FRA)  
13Henri Kahudi PG 1.94 08.01.1991 Kinshasa (COD)  
14Fabien Paschal 2.08 17.04.1991 Créteil (FRA)  
15Geoffrey Renon 2.07 22.05.1991 Nantes (FRA)  

COACHES

Head Coach: Philippe Ory
Assistant Coach: Frederic Carrion ,
Philippe Urie

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01.08.2009
France Overcome Valanciunas, Lithuania, Reach Final

France beat Lithuania 68-63 to reach the final of the U18 European Championship Men 2009 in Metz.

The home side led by as many as 13 early in the fourth quarter before Lithuania charged back but Les Bleus did just enough down the stretch to clinch a showdown with Serbia in Sunday's final.

01.08.2009
Semi-Finals: What Can Statistics Tell Us

Turkey will take on Serbia before Lithuania go up against hosts France in Saturday's semi-finals at the U18 European Championship Men 2009 in Metz, France.

The first semi-final will see a much-awaited match-up between Enes Kanter and Dejan Musli. Arguably two of the best centres in this competition, they will need to be at the top of their game with a place in the final at stake.

France Hang On To Beat Russia, Clinch Semis Spot31.07.2009
France Admit They Are 'Work In Progress'31.07.2009
France Ride Fournier Performance To Beat Germany29.07.2009
France See Off Croatia28.07.2009
France Fall Under Weight Of Spain Offense27.07.2009
France Shake Off Czechs, But Only Just25.07.2009
Slovenia Crawl Back To Pip France24.07.2009
Late Run Earns France Win Against Serbia23.07.2009
Italy Win U18 Friendly Against France19.07.2009

Team

France
France

TEAM LEADERS

CategoryPlayerAvg
PTSE. Fournier12.4
RTF. Paschal6.0
ASL. Westermann3.9
STM. Lebrun1.9
BSF. Paschal0.3

TEAM COMPARISON

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SCHEDULE

23.07.2009vs SRB[W] 68-63
24.07.2009vs SLO[L] 81-83
25.07.2009vs CZE[W] 78-67
27.07.2009vs ESP[L] 69-75
28.07.2009vs CRO[W] 67-61
29.07.2009vs GER[W] 71-59
31.07.2009vs RUS[W] 74-61
01.08.2009vs LTU[W] 68-63
02.08.2009vs SRB[L] 72-78

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