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08/20/2019 | News release | Distributed by Public on 08/19/2019 16:43

Qualifiers calling: Who is facing Spain, Israel and Poland? Who will join Serbia, Finland and Georgia?

MUNICH (Germany) - Only four games remain in the FIBA EuroBasket 2021 Pre-Qualifiers Third Round, and two questions are still unanswered. Who is advancing to Groups A and E of the FIBA EuroBasket 2021 Qualifiers?

Denmark and Great Britain have already done their part with a game in hand. No matter what happens on Wednesday, Denmark will join Belgium, Czech Republic and Lithuania in Group C of the Qualifiers, while Great Britain are up against Germany, France and Montenegro in Group G of the upcoming Qualifiers.

Romania and Iceland have it all in their hands ahead of their games against Slovakia and Switzerland, respectively. They win their games - they win their groups and move to the next round. The FIBA EuroBasket 2021 Qualifiers will begin in February 2020 and will be played across three windows.

Permutations:

- Denmark are guaranteed to finish first and have secured a place in the Qualifiers;
- Belarus and Albania have already been eliminated from contention.

Feeds to:

Denmark will join Belgium, Czech Republic and Lithuania in Group C of the Qualifiers.

Permutations:

- Romania would secure a place in the Qualifiers as long as they don't lose by more than 17 points;
- Slovakia would secure a place in the Qualifiers with a win of at least 18 points;
- Cyprus have already been eliminated from contention.

Feeds to:

Group A of the Qualifiers with Israel, Poland and Spain.

Permutations:

- Great Britain are guaranteed to finish first and have secured a place in the Qualifiers;
- Kosovo and Luxembourg have already been eliminated from contention.

Feeds to:

Great Britain will join Germany, France and Montenegro in Group G of the Qualifiers.

Permutations:

- Iceland would secure a place in the Qualifiers as long as they don't lose by more than 19 points;
- Switzerland would secure a place in the Qualifiers with a win of at least 20 points;
- Portugal have already been eliminated from contention.

Feeds to:

Group E of the Qualifiers with Finland, Georgia and Serbia.

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