the Men’s team of Russia on basketball lost against Italy in the opening match of qualifying for the European championship 2021. In Naples, the Russian basketball team lost to the hosts of the parquet with a score of 64:83 (24:26, 9:15, 18:21, 13:21).
the Most productive player of the meeting was the forward of the national team of Italy Giampaolo Ricci, who scored 19 points. In the Russian team was the best defender Dmitry Kulagin. He has 17 points.
the Russians are in a qualifying group along with players from Italy, North of Macedonia and Estonia. The next meeting our team will be held February 23 in Perm. Rival Russian team will be Northern Macedonia.