Skopje, August 29, 2014/Independent Balkan News Agency
By Naser Pajaziti
FYROM’s basketball national team qualifies for the fifth time in its history for the 2015 European Championship. Macedonian basketball players have won against Belarus 72 to 66 in the qualifying round.
“We achieved our objective and we’re happy that we qualified for the European Champioship”, declared the coach of the national team, Aleksandar Dzikic, adding that his team has young and talented players. Damjan Stojanovski and the American who has a Macedonian nationality, Richard Hendrics, have been the best players in the qualifying matches, where the team grabbed five wins and a defeat. The decision for the holding of the 2015 Eurobasket will be taken on September 8 in Madrid during the holding of the World Basketball Championship which starts on September 30. /ibna/