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August 2023
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All you need to know: FIBA U18 Women's European Championship 2023, Division C

DURRES (Albania) - The FIBA U18 Women's European Championship, Division C is one of 16 youth events that will take place across the summer of 2023.

The tournament will take place in Durres, Albania from August 1-6, 2023.

Who is participating?

A total of seven teams will compete for the title in Division C. They have been split into two groups with one group of four and one group of three. The Group Phase is as follows.

Group A: Cyprus, Andorra, Malta
Group B: Moldova, Kosovo, Albania, Armenia

What is the schedule?

The Group Phase will take place across the first four days of the tournament with a rest day on August 4 before the Classification games and Semi-Finals begin on August 5. The Final will take place on August 6, with the final Classification games also determining each of the seven positions.

Check out the full schedule here.

Who were the winners in 2022?

Georgia comfortably defeated Malta 61-37 in the Final in Andorra la Vella, Andorra. Lika Kvirkvelia led the champions with 18 points, 19 rebounds, 4 assists and 2 steals, while Salome Svani recorded 12 points, 6 rebounds, 4 blocks, 3 assists and 3 steals.


Georgia are not participating this year, but Cyprus and Kosovo have joined the field of teams.

Former MVPs

Salome Svani took home MVP honors after averaging 16.3 points, 8.0 rebounds, 3.0 assists, 2.0 steals and 1.8 blocks per game.

The previous five winners are as follows:

2022: Salome Svani (GEO)
2019: Kayla Keshmeshian (ARM)
2018: Kristy Galea (MLT)
2017: Sophie Abela (MLT)
2016: Natalia Otkhmezuri (GEO)

Roll of honor

Georgia hoisted their first trophy in 2022 and won their third overall medal at the event. Scotland and Cyprus have the most gold medals in the history of the competition with three apiece, while Malta have the collected the most medals in total with 10 including last year's silver.

Position Team 🥇 🥈 🥉 Total
1. Scotland 3 1 1 5
2. Cyprus 3 0 0 3
3. Armenia 2 1 2 5

The full list of medalists can be found here.

How to watch?

All the action will be available to watch live on the FIBA YouTube channel - and can also be accessed via the respective game pages on the website.

Want more action?

The best way to keep up to date for all of the action is via the official tournament website as well as following NextGenHoops across social media - on Twitter, Instagram and Facebook.

Don't forget to check out the action from the FIBA U18 Women's European Championship 2023 and FIBA U18 Women's European Championship 2023, Division B tournaments.