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Basketball players close world cup qualifying defeat against Poland

The Dutch players have the world cup kwalificatiereeks Monday night ended with a defeat. Poland was in Gdansk with 85-76 too strong.

The netherlands had no chance on a ticket for the world cup later this year, and so was against Poland only the honour to be on the game for the team of head coach Toon van Helfteren.

The Eastern-European formation made in the first quarter made all the difference by a big lead (26-16) to address. The netherlands came in the fourth and last quarter are still pretty back, but the victory remained far out of reach.

By the defeat ended the Dutch players if last in group J. The ‘Orange Lions’, which is Friday for private audience is still cheating went against Lithuania, won only three of the twelve games.

Lithuania triumphed in eleven matches and finished top in the group, followed by number two, Italy and Poland. Which three countries have qualified themselves for the world cup in september in China is held.

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