There will be no basketball world championships in Sweden

There will be no basketball world championships in Sweden

The Swedish Basketball Team for men qualified for the World Championship in Palermo. But now, says Swedish Dövbasket no to games. The reasons are several.

There was a sense that the Swedish national team in basketball this fall would go to Palermo to play the World Cup. After two wins against Great Britain, Sweden had qualified. But now, says Swedish Dövbasket no to games.
– We believe that Swedish men do not meet the measure of playing the World Cup, THE Christian Boklund, chairman of the Swedish Dövbasket. The reasons are several. One of the reasons is that the small squad has been decimated further, due to injuries. Most young players in the squad has just left junior age and not had time to build up his physique to keep the World Cup class.
– Some of the players has not had sufficient match practice in their established team where they have received little playing time. And it is not because
International dövbasketen just the last 4-5 years has been somewhat unbelievable to a very high level. Us for 10 years has had no team in the business does not make it all better.

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Source: http://iof1.idrottonline.se/SvenskaDovidrottsforbundet/

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