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5 Manon Descamps (BEL), CZE vs BEL
13/08/2017
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Day 7: Stage is set for classic Serbia and Belgium Final

Sopron (FIBA U18 Women's European Championship 2017) - Red hot teams Serbia and Belgium will clash in a mouthwatering Final on Day 7. 

In an unlikely finale, both teams have peaked at the right time to upset more fancied opponents. Playing with plenty of emotion and energy, Serbia have shrugged off early struggles where they won just once in the Group Phase.

Led by inspirational captain Ivana Katanic, Serbia possess star talent but also have a deep roster with numerous players able to step up and contribute. Their unwavering effort and fight provides the backbone but a lack of size could be exploited by an imposing Belgian outfit.

Much like Serbia, Belgium had mixed fortunes early in the tournament but have ramped up their formidable defense, which has overwhelmed hosts Hungary and the Czech Republic in the past two games.

Captain Billie Massey is an intimidating rim protector and forms a formidable frontcourt with twin sister Becky, making scoring extremely difficult for opponents.

It shapes as an epic finale to a memorable tournament.

You can follow the Final on Live Updates, watch the game free on the FIBA You Tube Channel and follow #FIBAU18Europe across social media.

Serbia v Belgium 

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