NEWS

18.07.2004
5th - 8th Place Classification Games

7th-8th Place Game: Greece 89 Israel 82

In the preliminary round Israel managed to surprise Greece and forced them to fight until the very last second of the group B games to earn the top 8 spot. Today Greece got its revenge, although Israel wasn’t far from another surprise.

17.07.2004
Classification Games: Serbia & Montenegro 88 Israel 62

Both teams were viciously routed in the quarter-finals: Israel lost by 23 points to France, while Serbia & Montenegro lost by “only” 20 against Turkey.

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ROSTER

NoNamePos. HeightBirth datePlace of birth
 4Asher Almoznino 1.85 18.02.1986 Beer-Yaakov (ISR)  
 5Ohad Cohen 1.89 11.05.1987 Beer-Shevah (ISR)  
 6Nitzan Hanochi GF 1.90 10.06.1986 Kfar Saba (ISR)  
 7Ofir Farhi 1.90 30.05.1986 Tel Aviv (ISR)  
 8Ofir Levy 1.89 06.02.1987 Jerusalem (ISR)  
 9Nir Golan PG 1.80 24.07.1986 Kfar-Saba (ISR)  
10Jonatan Nir PF 2.04 03.07.1986 Beer Yakov (ISR)  
11Yogev Ohayon PG 1.91 24.04.1987 Tzfat (ISR)  
12Niv Berkowitz PG 1.88 25.04.1986 Tel Aviv (ISR)  
13Daniel Gur Arie 1.98 09.05.1987 Petah - Tikva (ISR)  
14Iddo Cohen 2.06 19.01.1986 Haifa (ISR)  
15Maoz Yehuda Kahlon 1.95 30.01.1986 Afula (ISR)  

COACHES

Head Coach: Ran Asher
Assistant Coach: Yoram Kaufman

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16.07.2004
Quarter-Final Report: France 79 Israel 56

The first quarter-final saw a match-up between Israel and France. The Israelis came from the top of Group B, following a big push after 2 wins in a row. France, however, came from the opposite end after 2 losses in a row and the 4th place in Group A.

14.07.2004
Interview: Like father, like son - Mickey Berkowitz passes the torch.

For many of the players participating at the European Championship for U18 Men they know that their families are behind them, literally, in the spectator tribunes. Only one can boast a European basketball legend as his father: Mickey Berkowitz has travelled from Tel Aviv with his wife to watch son Niv suit up in Zaragoza for the Israeli U18s. For his part, Niv has impressed his coach and his father by coming off the bench and contributing with an average of 15 points per game. Prior to this interview he poured in 27 points in an 88-82 win over Greece.

fibaeurope.com met with the proud father and son for their impressions of the European Championship.

Interview: Yoni Nir, Israel09.07.2004
2004 European Championship for U18 Men Field Set06.04.2004

Team

Israel
Israel
Israel

TEAM LEADERS

CategoryPlayerAvg
PTSJ. Nir18.5
RTJ. Nir7.5
ASN. Hanochi2.6
STO. Farhi2.9
BSI. Cohen0.5

TEAM COMPARISON

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SCHEDULE

09.07.2004vs TUR[W] 69-58
10.07.2004vs ESP[L] 83-89
11.07.2004vs LTU[L] 87-94
13.07.2004vs GRE[W] 88-82
14.07.2004vs BUL[W] 89-81
16.07.2004vs FRA[L] 56-79
17.07.2004vs SCG[L] 62-88
18.07.2004vs GRE[L] 82-89

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