The head coach of the national team of Ukraine on basketball Evgeny Murzin spoke to reporters ahead of the match against Slovenia.
“Preparing for the match in a good mood. It’s okay, Pustovit all right, nothing bad will happen, so prepare in number 12 persons.
Honestly, I’m sorry that tomorrow is the final match selection. For the past two months we have all become one big family, accustomed to this lifestyle and traveling. Now the team are in good conditions.
In the team are all adults, and understand the importance of the moment tomorrow’s meeting. The main thing to overcome a psychological barrier, because the Slovenians will play relaxed, and we need to win.
In order to defeat them, we must deprive them of an opportunity to score in the fast break, and not allow them to scatter, Slovenes love fast attack.
As for our schedule, then of course, it was difficult to play 4 games on the road, but we are used to. I would like to us tomorrow fans were supported in the three away matches halls was against us, now I want to be supported in the final match” – concluded the coach of the yellow-blue.
Remember, tomorrow Ukraine team will play the last round of qualifying for Eurobasket. The beginning of the match against the national team of Slovenia at 16.00.