This will be the second round match in FIBA World Cup 2019 group F. Considering that both teams are favorites in this group this should be the fight for the first place. To have more insights on this FIBA World Cup 2019 match, please read our preview below.
Brazil played six games in preparation for this World Cup and lost only once against France, they show quite a good form and have an excellent opportunity to advance to the next round. Apart Greece other teams are Montenegro and New Zealand ant they not the strongest opponents, so Brazil must use this chance, however most likely they will have to accept second place because it is hard to imagine Greece losing at least one game in group stage.
Roster for FIBA WC 2019:
PG: Marcelinho Huertas, Rafa Luz, Yago Mateus
SG: Didi Louzada, Vitor Benite
SF: Alex Garcia, Leandrinho Barbosa, Marquinhos Sousa
PF: Cristiano Felicio, Bruno Caboclo
C: Augusto Lima, Anderson Varejao.
Greece is coming to this World Cup well prepared, bringing Printezis, Sloukas, Calathes, Giannis, Bourousis they will be very hard to defeat and of course are considered title contenders. Greece played 9 games, lost only once against Serbia and it only proves how serious greeks are. Their goal for sure is only first place in group stage and medals. First part doesn’t seem hard, considering that Brazil is strongest opponent in group. With Giannis in front Greece look very ambitious and hungry team, no one can say how far they will go, because their potential is unlimited and if they will focus and show amazing performance, they will surely have a great chance to go to the finals.
Rosters for FIBA WC 2019:
PG: Evangelos Mantzaris, Kostas Sloukas, Nick Calathes
SG: Giannoulis Larentzakis
SF: Kostas Papanikolaou, Ioannis Papatetrou, Giannis Antetokounmpo
PF: Thanasis Antetokounmpo, Georgios Printezis, Panagiotis Vasilopoulos
C: Ioannis Bourosis, Georgios Papagiannis
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