Israel sent Spain crashing to a second successive defeat at the ACI Trading Ltd U20 European Championship Men in Chekov today.
Spain suffered a 72-80 at the hands of Serbia & Montenegro on Friday, and although they came closer to a win against Israel, eventually succumbed 71-65.
The Spain Under-20 side began their tour of China with a comfortable 89-69 win over their Chinese counterparts.
Center Miguel Feliu was Spain's most effective player with 19 points.
Former Pamesa Valencia boss Paco Olmos has been appointed Spain's U20 coach.
Olmos, who was named best tactician of the year by his peers in 2003 after guiding Valencia to the ULEB Cup crown and to the ACB play-offs final, will face a challenging first task with the youth squad in the European Championships that will be held in Moscow Region in July.
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