|Jusuf Nurkic and Bosnia and Herzegovina gave the home fans reason to celebrate after gaining promotion|
Hosts Bosnia and Herzegovina snatched a dramatic 64-63 victory over England to reach the final of the U18 European Championship Men Division B on Saturday night.
The Final appearance also means they will be playing in the Division A tournament in 2013.
Cheered on the by home crowd in Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina held off the form team of this competition so far in a dramatic finish.
But England, who won their opening six games here, reeled off eight straight points before Jusuf Nurkic split a pair of free throws for Bosnia.
Nedim Buza led Bosnia and Herzegovina with 19 points while Nurkic had 10 points and 13 rebounds.
Nelson finished with 33 points, more than half of his team's output, and 10 boards for England.
|Karel Ausprunk and the Czech Republic are joining Bosnia and Herzegovina in Division A next year|
The other semi-final was much more straightforward as the Czech Republic breezed through 85-63 over Finland behind 18 points from Radovan Kouril, and 15 points and 12 rebounds from Prokop Slanina, joining the hosts on their way to Division A.
Both England and Finland still have a chance to book one of the three available spots in Division B next year when the two sides face-off in the bronze medal game on Sunday evening.