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June 2023
12 Maite Cazorla (ESP), 24 Laura Gil (ESP)
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Saturday's Semi-Finals confirmed as Spain take last ticket

LJUBLJANA (Slovenia) - The FIBA Women's EuroBasket 2023 Semi-Finals lineup is now known after Spain beat Germany in the last Quarter-Finals matchup to join France, Hungary and Belgium in the last four.

Spain will now face Hungary on Saturday, with Belgium going up against neighbors France as the quartet keep their eyes fixed firmly on the prize. Meanwhile by winning, they all confirmed their places for next year's FIBA Women's Olympic Qualifying Tournaments.

The four nations who lost in the Quarter-Finals still have plenty to play for since there are still two more berths on offer for the FIBA Women's Olympic Qualifying Tournaments via the Classification Games 5-8.


Hungary vs Spain 
Belgium  vs France

Classification Games 5-8

Montenegro vs Serbia
Germany vs Czech Republic

Spain suffocate Germany to march into Semi-Finals

Spain dominated from tip to buzzer in their clash against Germany as they took a commanding 67-42 victory. It ended Germany's three game winning run in abrupt fashion and strengthened the assertion that Spain remain a frontrunner to land the title. Laura Gill continued her rich vein of form by adding a double-double of 13 points and 11 rebounds.

Historic triple-double from Meesseman and Allemand hot hand takes Belgium into Semis

While a superb team performance from Belgium that saw them race out of the blocks and eventually claim a 93-53 triumph, it was Emma Meesseman and Julie Allemand who showed why they are now tournament favorites.

Meesseman recorded the first triple-double in FIBA Women's EuroBasket history after she amassed 15 points, 13 rebounds and 10 assists. Meanwhile Allemand continued her hot streak by dishing out 11 assists, also completing a double-double with 15 points.

Hungary get themselves off the hook in dramatic conclusion 

Coasting by some 17 points in the third quarter, Hungary almost snatched defeat from the jaws of victory as they completed a 62-61 victory to see off a courageous Czech Republic who even had the last shot of the game to take a famous win themselves.

Down by a point with just over three seconds remaining, captain Debora Dubei hit what proved to be the winning jumper and probably the biggest shot of her entire career.

 TCL Player of the Game Cyesha Goree starred for Hungary with 17 points and 7 rebounds, with Natalie Stoupalova unfortunate to be on the losing team after netting an excellent 20 points.

France too hot to handle for underdogs Montenegro

France finally put on a show in Ljubljana that highlighted their title credentials as they dominated Montenegro 89-46 to set up a Semi-Finals date with Belgium. They never looked back after a powerful opening and did a super job in shutting down Montenegro centerpiece Natasha Mack.

That task fell to Sandrine Gruda who expertly used all of her veteran know-how at the defensive end and also scored 18 points at the other. Marieme Badiane had arguably her best game in a national team jersey and finished with 20 points and 7 boards, while Marine Fauthoux turned up the noise in the backcourt with 15 points and 6 assists.


Quarter-Finals: Thursday June 22

Hungary 62-61 Czech Republic 
Belgium 93-53 Serbia 
France 89-46 Montenegro
Spain 67-42 Germany 

Quarter-Finals Highs

Efficiency: 38 - Emma Meesseman (BEL)
Points: 20 - Natalie Stoupalova (CZE)
Rebounds: 13 - Emma Meesseman (BEL)
Assists: 11 - Julie Allemand (BEL)
Steals: 5 - Emma Meesseman (BEL)
Blocks: 5 - Kyara Linskens (BEL)