The women’s national team of Serbia will compete at Women’s EuroBasket (June 27th- July 7th), which is hosted by Serbia. The preparation of our national team starts May 15th at Zlatibor, and the women basketball players started their gathering yesterday at sport hall Vizura in Belgrade.

Candidates for the national team will arrive to Belgrade upon termination of their team obligations . At the beginning they will have medical examination, will go through some tests and practices, and they will have a meeting with the head coach, Marina Maljkovic.

The national team of Serbia will compete in the group D at Zrenjanin on Women’s EuroBasket, where they will play against the national teams of Belarus, Russia and Belgium in the “Crystal Hall”. The first placed team in the group will directly qualify for quarterfinals at the “Stark Arena” in Belgrade, while the second and third placed teams will play for the place at the top weight with the second and third team from C group where the contestants are national teams of Turkey, Slovenia, Italy and Hungary.

The other two groups of the Women’s EuroBasket will play their games in the cities of Latvia. In the group A we have national teams of Latvia, Spain, Ukraine and Great Britain, while in the group B are the national teams of France, Czech Republic, Montenegro and Sweden.

The defending champion is the national team of Spain. Also, top 6 teams form the EuroBasket will secure a ticket to the qualifying tournaments for the Olympic Games in Tokyo.