A few minutes remain before the start of the 39th on account of the men’s European championship in basketball, which will be held in four countries. The first match of the tournament will play at 12-thousand “Arena Riga” – 15:30 group D-pad will be released by the national teams of Belgium and the Czech Republic.
All in all, the capital of Latvia will play on Saturday three meetings: Latvia – Belgium (18:30) and Ukraine – Lithuania (21:30). In the first game day special revival on the streets was not noticeable. During the two-hour walk Riga correspondent of “Vesti” saw only a couple dozen fans.
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On the roads was noticed only one Lithuanian machine, going with national flags and periodically signalsa. In a cafe in the centre there are two groups of Estonian fans, peacefully napravlyavshiesya different drinks.
Near them were domestic visitors, getting acquainted with the local attractions.
Apparently, fans of the three Baltic national teams – Latvia, Lithuania and Estonia – will come to the matches. It seems that living in close proximity, relatively small Riga they have studied previously and down.
Set in the city centre big screens waiting for fans.