France and Spain to face off for FIBA EuroBasket 2022 title
BERLIN (Germany) - The Final and Third Place Game matchups at FIBA EuroBasket 2022 were set on Friday night, following the completion of the Semi-Finals.
The 2013 champions France and three-time winners Spain booked their ticket to Sunday’s Final in Berlin. Poland and hosts Germany square off in the Third Place Game.
The Final and Third Place Games matchups are as follows:
France opened the day's proceedings in Berlin with dominant 95-54 victory over Poland in the first Semi-Final. Guerschon Yabusele scored 22 points with 4 rebounds to get France back to the final for the first time since winning the title in 2013.
In the second Semi-Final, Spain won a 96-91 thriller over Germany, Lorenzo Brown leading the way for the winners with 29 points and 6 assists.
Poland and Germany will square off on Sunday in the Third Place Game for the last spot on the podium.
The confirmed tip-off times for the Third Place Game and Final are as follows:
Sunday, September 18
Germany v Poland - 17:15 CET
Spain v France - 20:30 CET
About FIBA EuroBasket
The flagship competition of FIBA Europe, FIBA EuroBasket is the most prestigious basketball event in the continent with a history that dates back to 1935. The 41st edition of the event, FIBA EuroBasket 2022, will take place in Czech Republic, Georgia, Germany and Italy from September 1-18, 2022.
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