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Ukraine's extended application for EuroBasket 2025 qualifiers published

Maksym InshakovNews
The first match of 2024 will take place on February 22 against Slovenia in Koper. Source: FBU

On February 22, with an away match against Slovenia in Koper and on February 25, in a home game at Arena Riga against Portugal, the men's national team of Ukraine will begin its journey in the selection for EuroBasket 2025.

In a month, the team will begin preparing for the upcoming meetings in Riga. The national team's coaching staff, led by head coach Vitaliy Stepanovsky, has decided on an expanded team for the upcoming matches. From now on, at the initiative of the FBU President, the head coach of each team will pre-approve his team at the coaching commission, which took place online today.

The expanded composition of the national team of Ukraine:

Defenders: Ilya Sidorov (Prometheus), Vitalii Zotov (Craiova, Romania), Oleksandr Mishula (ZTE, Hungary), Oleksandr Kovlyar (Obradoiro, Spain), Anatolii Shundel (Tartu, Estonia)

Forwards: Pavlo Krutous (Craiova, Romania), Oleksandr Lipovyi (Prometheus), Ivan Tkachenko (Prometheus), Andrii Voinalovych (Śląsk, Poland), Viacheslav Bobrov (Prometheus), Volodymyr Koniev (Dnipro)

Centers: Viacheslav Petrov (Podgorica, Montenegro), Artem Pustovyi (Obradoiro, Spain), Dmytro Skapintsev (Westchester Knicks, USA), Volodymyr Herun (Sendai, Japan), Kostiantyn Anikienko (Focsani, Romania).

Head coach – Vitaliy Stepanovsky

Coaches – Artem Slipenchuk, Oleg Goncharov

Head coach – Vitaliy Stepanovsky

Coaches – Artem Slipenchuk, Oleg Goncharov

Ukraine's extended application for EuroBasket 2025 qualifiers published

It should be noted that Ukrainian forward Oleksandr Kobzysty was out of action for three months due to injury. The coaching staff planned to attract the debutant to the national team, but, unfortunately, the player of the Serbian club Mega, who played for the youth national teams of Ukraine, will not join the team in the upcoming window.

The Ukrainian national team will begin preparations for the matches on February 17 in Riga, and on February 20 will travel to Slovenia, where it will play the first qualifying match.

Ukraine's extended application for EuroBasket 2025 qualifiers published

The European Championship qualification will take place during three windows: February 19-27, 2024, November 18-26, 2024 and February 17-25, 2025. Each team will play two games in each window.

According to the format, the top three teams in each group, with the exception of the groups that include the co-hosts of EuroBasket 2025 (Cyprus, Finland, Poland and Latvia), will advance to the final round. In the groups that include the host countries, the host and two other teams that took the highest places will be eligible to participate in EuroBasket.

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