March 30, 2023
France and USA win gold at Under-18 3x3 World Cup

France and USA win gold at Under-18 3×3 World Cup

Photo: FIBA ​​3×3

It ended today, Sunday (28). Under 18 3×3 Basketball World CupIn Debrecen, Hajdú-Bihar, Hungary. France (male) and America (Women) Champions of the tournament held from 23rd to 28th August.

For the first time, the French defeated Serbia 21 to 17 to win the gold. Highlights were Mathis Kangutia with eight points and Rudy Ekwakwe with seven points. On the Serbian side, Milan Suput scored 8 runs and Marko Djordjevic scored 6 runs.

Ekwakwe Priso made the winning basket for “Les Bleus” and was named MVP of the tournament. Suput of Serbia and Rokas Josis of Lithuania accompanied the player in the tournament selection. Serbia won the silver medal and Lithuania the bronze medal.

The Americans held their own and comfortably beat Germany 21 to 11 to win the gold. This is the fourth medal in a row in the model world. Germany won silver and Spain bronze.

Mikayla Williams scored nine points and was named MVP for the second year in a row. Sahara Williams hit six. For Germany, Lina Falk and Eliza Mewis scored three points each. Williams was joined by Germany’s Lina Falk and Spain’s Alicia Flores in the tournament.

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