Slovenia wins basketball heroes. Will they reach dream gold?

In the arena of Sinan Erdem, which is named after the former head of the Turkish Olympic Committee, during the basketball match there are up to 16,000 fans. On Sunday, Slovenian supporters will “lend” it to the EuroBasket final.

Their team for the first time in history has advanced to the European Championship final. What’s more, a country with two million inhabitants feels the gold medal is really close. Despite the fact that the Slovenians do not know their opponent yet. It will come from Friday’s Serbia-Russia duel.

That’s why fans are looking for last-minute tickets and tickets.Turkish Airlines acknowledges that interest in the Ljubljana-Istanbul route is enormous in recent days.

“At a time when it was clear that they would advance to the eighth round, the demand for tickets grew enormously. It grew after winning over France and over Ukraine, “said Jure Šušnik from the Slovenian branch of Turkish Airlines. At the same time, he added that in the game there is a possible strengthening of the connections for the Sunday finals.

Do not miss the local Adria Airways.They offer a link from Croatian Rijeka. “At this moment, we are tackling all the possibilities to increase the Sunday, final flights to Istanbul,” he added.

Eighteen-year-old youngster trained for the golden generation

. After the second round of the EuroBasket semifinals, the Spanish golden generation from the deckhouse managed to score twenty points. Brothers Gasolowa et al. the last difference was in 2005 with France ( 30 points ). In addition to the tournament, they have not yet won, and according to experts, they show excellent basketball.

“We were not afraid. We knew we could play with such a team.The boys are great, they deserve great respect, “Slovenia coach Igor Kokoskov told a press conference after a 92:72 win.

The 45-year-old Sergeant, who has been an assistant to the Utah Jazz team for two years in the NBA, is behind the historic success of Slovenia. The team impressed his face. His superiors present themselves with a tight defense, they are shooting at three points and the attacks are accompanied by diversity and creativity.

That’s why praise comes from the Kokoskov account and from abroad.

“We saw the school of Igor Kokoskov.He really deserves to be in the final, right from the start of the tournament, he performs the best basketball, “he does not spare the B92 Serbian compliments.

Praise also comes from the Croats who have dropped out of the round with Russia. “The precision, lightness and diversity of the attack is exactly what our team was missing,” Croatian journalists have complained. The team is drawn by experienced captain Goran Dragic, who is most likely playing the last career tournament. Well-presented American naturalized Anthony Randolph.

Only 18-year-old Luke Dončić shone against the Spaniards on Thursday. The youngest of Slovenian heroes flashed 11 points, 12 rebounds and eight assists. Just so he missed a triple-double.

“I still can not believe what we have done.We defeated Spain by 20 points. It’s amazing, “said Real Madrid, a player who spent 36 minutes on the deck.

“He has the potential to become an even better player in the future,” Pau Gasol, the best shooter in the history of European championships,

And another important element has led the Slovene to the final. Of the twelve players, nine have scored more than five points against Spain. Kokoškov has a wide and high quality bench.

By participating in the Finals, Slovenians have surpassed all expectations. Now there is only a dot. Reach for gold?

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