Date: 8 months ago   Category: Sport

The men's national team of the Russian Federation has lost in a selection match to the World Cup on basketball in Pardubice

Russian men's national team has given way to team of the Czech Republic in the first basketball match of the second stage of a qualifying tournament of the World Cup of 2019. The meeting has taken place on Thursday, September 13, in Pardubice and has come to the end with the score 78:80 in favor of Czechs. The best result in a match was shown by the Czech defender Yaromir Bogachik who has scored 19 points. As a part of Russian national team the playing Dmitry Hvostov who has scored 18 points has caused a stir. As a result, the Russian team takes the fourth place in group K, having scored 10 points. Finns are in the lead in group of team of France and the Czech Republic (on 13), on the third place (11). Three best teams following the results of the second stage of selection from each group are qualified in a final stage of the World Cup, TASS notes. Next time the national team of the Russian Federation will play with the team of Bulgaria in Khimki. The meeting will take place on September 16. Photo: TASS to Share: 2019 basketball World Cup of the man qualifying tournament Russia combined Czech Republic