Greece U-20 begin knockout stages against Montenegro
The Greek U20 national basketball team will tip-off in the knockout stages of the FIBA Europe U20 championships against Montenegro on Wednesday, July 19th.
After going 3 for 3 in the group stages of the FIBA Europe U20 championships, the Greek national team will face off against Montenegro in the first knockout stage match. The round of 16 clash will tip off on Wednesday July 19th at 9:15 PM (Greek time) and 2:15 PM EST (New York).
In the group stages, Greece defeated all three opponents celebrating victorious over the Czech Republic (88-47), Sweden (79-44), and a comeback win 86-77 over Germany.
The national team will be the clear favorites to advance passed Montenegro, who finished in fourth and last placed in their respective group during the first stage of the competitions. However, Montenegro cannot be underestimated as to avoid any surprises for the Ethniki.