FIBA-Europe decided to separate Ukrainian and Russian team in pairings of the men’s European Championship 2017.
“Ukraine and Russian will be separated for pairings. FIBA-Europe has made this decision in order to avoid further complications,” – informed Secretary-General and Executive Director of the Russian Basketball Federation Natalia Galkina.
Pairings for the qualifying round of Eurobasket took place on Friday in Munich. Ukrainian team will compete with Slovenia, Bulgaria and Kosovo.