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June 2017
5 Jelena SKEROVIC (Montenegro); 15 Angelica Danielle ROBINSON (Montenegro); 12 Iva PEROVANOVIC (Montenegro)
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Montenegro put faith in the tried and trusted

PODGORICA (FIBA EuroBasket Women 2017) – Montenegro are going with their tried and trusted core for what promises to be their biggest challenge yet at the Final Round.

Having first debuted back in 2011, Montenegro have continued to punch above their weight. But, facing Belgium, Latvia and Russia in Group D looks like it will make it tough to continue the success of their first three campaigns.

Montenegro roster for FIBA EuroBasket Women 2017
Snezana Aleksic Milica Jovanovic Irena Matovic Milica Milosev
Bozica Mujovic Jovana Pasic Iva Perovanovic Natasa Popovic
Kristina Rakovic Angelica Robinson Jelena Skerovic Jelena Vucetic

New play-caller Roberto Iniguez will have to do without WNBA champion Jelena Dubljevic who has been ruled out with injury - something which doesn't help matters.

But, with the interior skills and strength of Iva Perovanovic, the quality of Olympiacos forward Milica Jovanovic and the naturalized Angelica Robinson of the highly successful Yakin Dogu Universitesi, there is still plenty of talent under the hoop.

The legendary Jelena Skerovic will continue to direct traffic from the point guard position, with shooter Snezana Aleksic alongside her. There could also be an important role for Bozica Mujovic who showed her influence during the Qualifiers.

Montenegro will also be buoyed by wrapping up their preparation program with a pair of confidence-boosting wins against Slovenia.