NEWS

31.08.2007
Hungary Safeguard Status

Sweden put up a superb fight but Hungary won the day to secure their place in EuroBasket Division A while condemning the Scandinavians to relegation.

The Hungarians led just 57-54 with a little more than six minutes remaining but gradually pulled away for a 75-64 triumph.

25.08.2007
FYROM Survive Sweden Scare

Sweden threw a major scare into FYR Macedonia but couldn't spring the upset as the team from the Balkans won 78-73 to clinch first place in Group B.

Fresh off their 95-50 mauling of previously unbeaten Estonia, FYROM moved into the driver seat for a place in the next phase of the additional qualifying tournament for EuroBasket 2007.

PHOTO GALLERY

ROSTER

NoNamePos. HeightBirth datePlace of birth
 Jesper Andersson PF 2.03 24.08.1986 Hedvig (SWE)  
 Joakim Blom 2.11 16.03.1976 Västerled (SWE)  
 Emir Coco   09.07.1983 Banja Luka (BIH)  
 Johan Jeansson SF 1.98 11.10.1985 Överjärna (SWE)  
 Hakan Larsson PG 1.84 11.06.1974 BD Gällivare (SWE)  
 Brice Massamba 2.07 08.07.1988 Lubumbashi (COD)  
 Rudy Mbemba PG 1.82 29.08.1987 Spanga (SWE)  
 Lesli Myrthil 2.00 23.04.1977 Spanga, Stockholm (SWE)  
 Martin Pahlmblad SG 1.93 09.05.1986 Lund (SWE)  
 John Henrik Pettersson Rosendahl 2.03 21.04.1977 Nederlulea (SWE)  
 Jonathan Skjöldebrand SF 2.04 02.08.1983 Safed (ISR)  
 Erik Vestin 1.99 28.08.1986 Lulea Domk (SWE)  
 4Jim Nystrom SG 1.95 05.10.1982 Kista (SWE)  
 5Alexander Wikner-Nordberg 2.06 01.03.1985 Tveta (SWE)  
 6 Mikael Lindquist SG 1.83 16.03.1983 Kista, Stockholm (SWE)  
 7Mats Levin PG 1.89 15.06.1977 Nacka (SWE)  
 8Oluoma Nnamaka PF 2.00 14.09.1978 Hel.Trefald (SWE)  
 9Olivier Ilunga PG 1.85 13.03.1984 Kinshasa (COD)  
10Kenny Grant SG 1.88 16.03.1982 S.T. Olai (SWE)  
11Joakim Kjellbom 2.13 22.04.1979 Sundsvall (SWE)  
12Fredrik Jonzen 2.07 13.06.1978 Uppsala (SWE)  
13Martin Ringström  PF 2.06 18.03.1981 Göteborg (SWE)  
14Serkan Inan SF 2.02 05.11.1986 Sundbyberg (SWE)  
15Christian Maraker PF 2.06 24.09.1982 Varberg (SWE)  

More Headlines

20.08.2007
Estonia Clinch Third Win With Strong Second Half

Estonia took a big step towards reaching the next phase of the additional qualifying tournament for EuroBasket 2007 with a resounding 68-54 triumph over winless Sweden.

The Estonians, who play in the shadow of Baltic neighbors Lithuania and Latvia - two sides that have already booked places in the EuroBasket - prevailed for the third time in a row.

17.08.2007
FYROM Renew EuroBasket Hopes

FYROM moved to within a point of Estonia at the top of Group B of the additional qualifying round of EuroBasket after a 77-58 win over Sweden on Friday.

Vrbica Stefanov was the star for FYROM as he chalked up 22 points and six rebounds while his namesake Riste Stefanov contributed 19.

Estonia Off To Winning Start In Sweden10.08.2007
Flevarakis Focusing On Swedish Performance02.05.2007
Sweden Humble Bulgaria16.09.2006
The Road To EuroBasket 200715.09.2006
Sweden Boss Praises Players After Win14.09.2006
Sweden Streak Past Ukraine13.09.2006
Poland Stay Unbeaten09.09.2006
Sweden Hold On For Road Win05.09.2006
Ukraine Notch First Win In Qualifying Round03.09.2006
Poland Hold Off Late Rally To Beat Sweden31.08.2006

Team

Sweden
Sweden

TEAM LEADERS

CategoryPlayerAvg
PTSM. Ringström 10.7
RTM. Ringström 5.4
ASM. Levin3.7
STK. Grant1.5
BSJ. Kjellbom1.1

TEAM COMPARISON

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SCHEDULE

31.08.2006vs POL[L] 75-81 (H)
03.09.2006vs UKR[L] 61-66 (A)
05.09.2006vs BUL[W] 90-82 (A)
09.09.2006vs POL[L] 67-88 (A)
13.09.2006vs UKR[W] 81-71 (H)
16.09.2006vs BUL[W] 79-50 (H)
09.08.2007vs EST[L] 50-57 (H)
17.08.2007vs MKD[L] 58-77 (A)
20.08.2007vs EST[L] 54-68 (A)
25.08.2007vs MKD[L] 73-78 (H)
29.08.2007vs DEN[W] 66-55
31.08.2007vs HUN[L] 64-75

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