Croatia defeats Tunisia at basketball worlds

Croatia's coach Josip Vrankovic said that their game against Tunisia was important for the second round.

Croatia defeats Tunisia at basketball worlds

Croatia's coach Josip Vrankovic said that their game against Tunisia was important for the second round.

We are happy to win the game, added Vrankovic who held a press conference after their match against Tunisia on Wednesday.

Croatia defeated Tunisia 84-64 in Group B of the FIBA 2010 World Basketball Championship in Istanbul.

On the other hand, Tunisia's coach Adel Tlatli said that they played well when the result was considered.

Tlatli noted that Croatia was a basketball country which took place in high ranks in world list, and said that they played well in the second half, however they were not successful.


Arena: Abdi Ipekci
Referees: Romualdas Brazauskas (Lithuania), Stephen Seibel (Canada), Carlos Jose Julio (Angola)
Croatia: Ukic, Kus, Tomas 8, Banic 6, Tomic 15, Popovic 16, Planinic 5, Loncar 5, Bogdanovic 19, Andric 10, Stipcevic.
Tunisia: Kechrid 5, Dhifallah 8, Rzig 6, Slimane 4, Mejri 7, Hadidane 3, Ghyaza 2, Braa 3, Knioua 3, Ben Romdhane 23, Maoua.
First quarter: 23-12
Half Time: 43-23
Third quarter: 65-40


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