Georgia hosts Turkey in decisive EuroBasket qualifier match

The Tbilisi Arena complex will host a decisive EuroBasket qualifying match on Sunday evening, with Georgia and Turkey facing each other.

On the second day of Eurobasket 2022 on Saturday evening, the Georgian national team faced Spain and lost 64:96.

Georgia’s Rati Andronikashvili led the game with 13 points and four rebounds.

Photo: Georgian Basketball Federation/Facebook Page

The EurobaBasket opener for the Georgian national basketball team ended in a loss to Belgium on Thursday.

Georgia is co-hosting the continent’s premier basketball event for the first time, alongside Italy, Germany and the Czech Republic.

In an interview with agenda.ge, Viktor Sanikidze, president of the Georgian Basketball Federation and former member of the national team, said co-hosting EuroBasket for the first time was a “great recognition” for the country, as the tournament was “one of the biggest, most popular and highest rated sporting events in the world”.

Photo from the Georgian Basketball Federation Facebook page

The Georgian public broadcaster will broadcast the game between Georgia and Turkey at 9 p.m. local Tbilisi time.

Spectators will also be able to follow the match on a big screen in a fan zone organized by the BPG at Rike Park in the Georgian capital.

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