Tonight in Valencia, in the Eurobasket final, the women’s basketball team of Serbia surprisingly defeated the favored France with the result 63:54. For the second time in history, Serbian basketball players became European champions.
It started cautiously on both sides, and in the middle of the first quarter, Serbia took the lead for the first time with 10: 7. They kept the advantage until the end of the first quarter, which ended with the result of 14:11.
France came back at the beginning of the second half and equalized, and then followed the brutal series of Serbia of 13: 0. However, by the time they went on holiday, France had managed to wake up and reduce the advantage to five points (26:31).
Serbia opens the third section with a new great series of 10: 0, so they gained a 15-point advantage, while the French returned to the match to some extent before entering the last quarter. The basketball players of Serbia played the last section responsibly and with quality and came to a well-deserved victory and in the end the title of European champion.
The best in the selection of Serbia tonight was Anderson with 18 points, while Brooks scored 15. Vukosavljevic was the best with France with 15 points, while the rest of her teammates failed.
Serbian Sonja Vasic is the MVP of the Champinship.
This is the second time that the Serbian women’s basketball team has become European champions after 2015, while the French have also won two gold medals. However, it is worth noting that this is the eighth defeat for the French in the finals of the European Championships. It is interesting that in 2015, Serbia defeated France in the final.