Today, Friday 2 September, Pozzecco’s Italy debuts at the European Basketball Championships against Estonia at the Assago Forum (Milan). The Azzurri, included in Group C, will have to do without the injured Gallinari. Live match on Sky.
Today takes the field the Italian national basketball team against Estonia, for the first match of the European 2022. The men of Mr. Pozzecco take the field at 21:00 for the debut in Group C which will play all the matches at the Assago Forum, just outside Milan. This edition of the European Basketball Championships, the 41st, will be played in four different countries: besides Italy, Germany, the Czech Republic and Georgia will be involved, with the final stages taking place entirely in Berlin. Italy was included in Group C, along with Greece, Estonia, Ukraine, Great Britain and Croatia.
The current edition of the European Basketball Championships it is the first ever since the decision to run the event every four years, with a qualification system similar to the World Championships. After a long five-year break, the continental tournament returns in which Pozzecco’s Italy qualified with coach Sacchetti on the bench. The former play, in fact, took over the leadership of the Azzurri only on 2 July when the change in the technical staff took place. Unfortunately for Italy, one of the leading men among the Azzurri will be missing, Danilo Gallinari, stopped by a bad injury: a meniscal tear without ligament involvement. Instead of him, he returned to the list Amedeo Tessitori.
In recent days, the Azzurri have achieved a more than positive balance in the matches for the 2023 World Cup qualifiers, placing two victories against the teams of Ukraine and Georgia and arriving at the match against Spain, scheduled for 11 November next, with the possibility to play a real direct confrontation in view of the world pass.
Where to see Italy-Estonia Basketball at the European Championships 2022: timetables
The blue debut against Estonia starts at 21:00 on Friday 2 September, at the Assago Forum (Milan). The match will be broadcast live on Sky Sport Uno and Sky Sport Arena. In streaming, however, as well as on Sky Go, the game will also be visible on Now TV and Eleven Sports with on-demand services.CopyAMP code.
The matches in Italy in the Eurobasket 2022 group
Italy-Estonia is only the first match for the Azzurri in Group C where they will also challenge Greece, Estonia, Ukraine, Great Britain and Croatia. Here are in detail all the matches of Italy at the European Basketball Championships, with date and time, which will take place at the Forum.
- Greece-Italy: 3 September, 9.00 pm
- Ukraine-Italy: 5 September, 9.00 pm
- Italy-Croatia: 6 September, 9.00 pm
- Great Britain-Italy: 8 September, 9.00 pm