U18 Men: Türkiye, Bulgaria, Serbia and Moldova to fight for medals

Semifinals and classification matches on Friday

by Press

Türkiye, Serbia, Moldova and Bulgaria will play semifinals of U18 Men Balkan Championship 2022.

On 3rd day of tournament in Novi Sad, Türkiye defeated Serbia 3:0 (28:26, 25:22, 25:20) in last match of Pool A and with three victories advanced to the semifinals from first place in pool. Selim Yildiz from Turkey was best scorer on match with 17 points, while in Serbian team Luka Stankovic made 13 points.

In semifinals, Türkiye will play against Moldova, while Serbia will confront Bulgaria in other semifinal.

In first match of the day, Romania defeated Bosnia and Herzegovina 3:0 (25:22, 25:17, 25:21) in Pool A. Martinis Luca won 13 points in the winning team, 8 points had Jakov Matic, Cosic Milenko and Sava Radic on the other side. Romania finished 3rd in Pool A, while Bosnia and Herzegovina finished pool phase on last place.

In pool B, Bulgaria defeated North Macedonia 3:0 (25:11, 25:19, 25:14) for first place in group, while Moldova achieved to semifinals. Kristijan Titrijski was the best in Bulgarian team with 20 points, and in North Macedonia team Filip Stankovic was top scorer with 12 points.

Match schedule for Friday, 01st July

Classification match: Bosnia and Herzegovina – North Macedonia (15:00h)

Semifinal 1: Türkiye – Moldova (17:30h)

Semifinal 2: Serbia – Bulgaria (20:00h)


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