U18M: Türkiye and Bulgaria to play for gold

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On last day of U18 Balkan Championship 2022 Türkiye and Bulgaria will play in final, while Moldova and Serbia will fight for 3rd place.

Bosnia and Herzegovina defeated North Macedonia 3:0 (25:18, 25:18, 25:17) on Friday with Jakov Matic as the best scorer in Bosnian team with 18 points. On the other side, Filip Stankov scored 13 points.

Semifinals program started with win of Türkiye against Moldova 3:0 (25:16, 25:14, 25:13). BVA Star Dogan Karakoc with 9 points and Berat Massa Taha, Selim Yildiz, Kerem Suel with 8 points lead Türkiye to final. Eldar Chilinghir was the best in Moldova team with 9 points.

On second semifinal match Bulgaria defeated hosts Serbia 3:1 (20:25, 25:21, 25:20, 25:21). Luka Stankovic won  incredible 31 points, but enough for triumph Serbian team. Aleksandar Kandev was the best scorer in Bulgarian team with 19 points.

Before final and bronze medal matches, Bosnia and Herzegovina will play against Romania for 5th place.


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