12 - 20
August 2016
9 Dovydas Giedraitis (LTU), 8 Martynas Arlauskas (LTU)
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U16 Men's Games: Friday 19 August

RADOM (FIBA U16 European Championship 2016) - The Semi-Finals are upon us, while the first two teams to be relegated to Division B will be revealed today.

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Croatia v Lithuania

Lithuania are determined to go one step further from last year’s Final defeat and are yet to taste defeat in Radom. Luka Samanic has lived up to his potential with some important performances for Croatia as they aim to end a five-year wait to make it to the Championship game.

Spain v Turkey

The last time these two teams didn’t meet at an U16 European Championship was in 2008 with Spain holding a 6-3 record in that span. La Roja have lost in the Semi-Finals for the past two years and were beaten into third by Turkey in 2015. Spain have been getting stronger all tournament and will look to contain Eray Akyuz, who has been a leading guard in the competition.

Classification 13-16

Estonia v Greece

Greece have been here before and battling for survival last year as they claimed a 13th-place finish. Estonia pushed Germany close on Thursday and now is the time to deliver a first victory.

Poland v Bosnia and Herzegovina

The hosts against last year's champions. One will be heading down to Division B, the other will pick up their first tournament win and live to fight another day.

Classification 5-8

Italy v France

Both teams were comfortably beaten in the end in their Quarter-Finals, but will look to finish encouraging tournaments on a high. France have won four of the last five meetings at U16 level.

Montenegro v Finland

It was a heart-breaking defeat for Finland in overtime in the Quarter-Finals as they suffered their first loss of the competition. Montenegro ran into a strong Spanish side and now play for as high as 5th place.

Classification 9-12

Germany v Sweden

Sweden are a new team from the first two days, and retained their place in Division A with their second two-point win, against Greece. As for Germany, it was a slow start on Thursday but job done in keeping their top-flight status.

Serbia v Latvia

Marko Pecarski had 45 points and 19 rebounds to lead Serbia past Poland and it is the turn of Latvia to try and deal with the tournament's leading points scorer and rebounder, after defeating Bosnia and Herzegovina on Thursday.