3×3 Basketball Weekend: An 18-Year-Old’s Road to Gold and Rising Power

The Lithuanian U18 3×3 national football team will play the quarter-finals of the World Cup against Portugal on Saturday.

Saturday (August 27) will give Lithuanian 3×3 basketball fans a real celebration – the 18-year-old Lithuanian will continue to fight for the World Cup and three clubs from our country Will participate in the prestigious FIBA ​​tournament.

First, our boys national football team will compete in the U18 3×3 World Basketball Championship in Debrecen (Hungary).

Quartet of Nojas Lebskas, Rokas Jociaus, Rytis Šakaitis and Titos Pundins 11:30 a.m. Will play in the quarter-finals of the championship with Portuguese basketball players. In case of victory, Lithuania will continue the medal race on Sunday (08.28).

The 18-year-old Lithuanian national team won the group stage with four wins – 22: 6 over Kazakhstan, 20:12 over Bahrain, 21:16 over Ukraine and Brazil.

Marijampolė Sūduva-Mantinga, which will take part in the famous FIBA ​​World Tour series, will start in the same Debrecen on Saturday.

Evaldas Džiaugys, Justas Nausėdas, Tautvydas Kliučinikas and Žygymantas Šimonis will face “Liman” and the Group B qualifiers.

The FIBA ​​Challenger in France is no less. Here we will see two clubs from our country – Šakių “Gulbelė” and Trakai GEALAN. It is the participation of the latter that attracts the most attention – the team will be baptized in a match of this level.

“The fact that Trakai is included in the list of the best teams in the world is not only a source of pride for the players, but also allows us to think about the development of 3 × 3 in the city. We, too, ”said Andrius Šatevičius, Governor of Trakai District. – Athletes and GEALAN make Trakai famous in the world, and this is not a gift and a motivation to unite with these athletes, support them and become “One of those cities that not only understands value but also wants. To contribute to greater achievement.”

Having become a new force in Lithuanian 3×3 basketball and now flying into international waters, Trakai is looking at triple basketball and its future.

“First of all, we aim to be an open, innovative city, so as I said, we look at this renewable sport as new enough for the public as a sport that has Strong potential in our sport. City Hall “atevičius។ យើង យើង č č č č č č č č č č č č č č č č č យើង č č č č យើង យើង យើង យើង យើង យើង យើង យើង យើង យើង យើង យើង យើង យើង យើង č យើង č č č č č č č č č č č č č č č č č Š Š č č č Š Š Š Š Š Š Š Š “We are already building a new gym that will be dedicated to the city.”

At the core of Trakai GEALAN will be members of the youth national team – Augustinas Mikštas, Benas Aleliūnas, Dovydas Rimkus and Gabrielius Čelka. This composition reflects the philosophy of Trakai district.

“Youth is the driving force. Over time, the stronger he is, the better the results. I am very happy and satisfied with the strength of the youth and the vision of the youth – explained the district governor Trakai Šatevičius. “I urge the team to continue to create and add time to be supplemented by a new generation that appreciates not only the sport but also strives for professional results.”

GEALAN’s opponents in the group are “Jeddah” who will have Ovidijius Varanauskas and Darius Tarvydas and the team from the selection. The golf club will face teams from Tel Aviv and Paris.

You can watch all the broadcasts through FIBA3x3 official YouTube account.

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