The Slovak women’s basketball team playing at the European Cup in the Latvian capital of Riga were closer to advancing to the quarter-finals on June 11 after they defeated the Polish team 65 – 56 which followed a victory in the previous round, the Sme daily reported on its webpage www.sme.sk.
The head of the team, Zuzana Žirková, was especially successful by scoring 20 points along with teammate Martina Gyurcsi-Luptáková who had 16 points. On Saturday, June 13, the Slovak team will play the host team of Latvia and on Monday, June 15 they will play against the Greek team. For video from the game, see www.sport.sme.sk. Sme
Compiled by Zuzana Vilikovská from press reports
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12. Jun 2009 at 10:00