Helsinki, Finland: At the 2016 version of FIBA U20 European Championship, the final rosters of the 16 participating teams are confirmed just on the eve of the event starting day.
With Saturday July 16, the event action is set to tip off in the Finnish capital. To make it the final permutation and combination, all rosters have been trimmed to 12 players for each participating team.
The group-wise pooling of the team for the event is below:
- Group A: Turkey, Hungary, Germany, Lithuania
- Group B: Spain, Israel, Finland, France
- Group C: Serbia, Slovenia, Ukraine, Latvia
- Group D: Italy, Sweden, Belgium, Czech Republic
Let’s see the rosters for top two participant teams as per the FIBA World Rankings:
If we talk about FIBA world no. 2 Serbia, they will see Stefan Peno, Stefan Simic, Slobodan Jovanovic, Danilo Ostojic, Radovan Dokovic, Vanja Marinkovic, Ilija Dokovic, Stefan Lazarevic, Mladen Grusanovic, Marko Radovanovic, Vasilije Vucetic and Stevan Jeremic under their rolls.
FIBA World no. 5 Turkey will have Kadir Bayram, Berk Ugurlu, Dogus Ozdemiroglu, Yigit Arslan, Tolga Gecim, Ogulcan Baykan, Mert Cevik, Ege Arar, Metehan Akyel, Okben Ulubay, Omar Yurtseven and Egemen Guven under their ranks.
Rosters of other teams can be seen at the event’s webpage.
Division B tipped off in Chalkida, Greece on 15 July.