Men’s national basketball team of Ukraine in November will play the matches of the second round of qualification for the 2023 World Cup.
On November 11, the national team in Almira will play against the Dutch team, and on November 14 in Riga it will host the Icelandic team.
The coaching staff of the Ukrainian national team, headed by Ainars Bagatskis, has decided on the preliminary composition of the team that will prepare for these matches. The list includes 13 players:
Denis Lukashov (Prometheus, Ukraine), Alexander Kovlyar (Kalev, Estonia), Ilya Sidorov (Prometheus, Ukraine), Issuf Sanon (Prometheus, Ukraine), Pavlo Krutous (Budivelnik, Ukraine), Ivan Tkachenko (Prometheus, Ukraine), Oleksandr Lipovy (Prometheus, Ukraine), Andrey Voinalovich (Tartu, Estonia), Artem Kovalev (Pieno Zhvaigzhdes, Lithuania), Vyacheslav Bobrov (Budivelnik, Ukraine) , Sergey Pavlov (Parnu, Estonia), Vladimir Gerun (Betis, Spain), Vyacheslav Kravtsov (Menorca, Spain).
Head coach – Ainars Bagatskis
Coaches – Nikolai Kirsanov, Raimonds Feldmanis
In the qualification of the 2023 World Cup, the Ukrainian team played six matches and is fifth in the group L table. The three best teams from the group go to the World Cup. Before the end of the selection teams have to play four games.