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1988 European Promotion Cup for Men

The 1988 European Promotion Cup for Men was the first edition of the European Promotion Cup for Men, today known as European Basketball Championship for Small Countries.

1988 EuroBasket Under-20
-1st FIBA Europe Under-20 Championship
Tournament details
Host nation Malta
Dates 14-18 December 1988
Teams (from 1 federations)
Venues (in 1 host city)
Champions  Iceland (1st title)
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Contents

TeamsEdit

ResultsEdit

Group StageEdit

The eight teams were allocated in two groups of four teams each.

     Team advanced to Semifinals
     Team competed in 5th-8th playoffs

Group AEdit

Team Pld W L PF PA Pts
  Ireland 3 3 0 264 201 6
  Iceland 3 2 1 237 200 5
  San Marino 3 1 2 233 216 4
  Gibraltar 3 0 3 167 284 3
14 December 1988
Ireland   114–59   Gibraltar Malta
San Marino   75–83   Iceland Malta
15 December 1988
Ireland   71–68   Iceland Malta
San Marino   84–54   Gibraltar Malta
16 December 1988
Iceland   86–54   Gibraltar Malta
Ireland   79–74   San Marino Malta

Group BEdit

Team Pld W L PF PA Pts
  Cyprus 3 3 0 254 187 6
  Luxembourg 3 2 1 276 242 5
  Malta 3 1 2 207 247 4
  Wales 3 0 3 197 258 3
14 December 1988
Wales   78–105   Luxembourg Malta
Malta   58–86   Cyprus Malta
15 December 1988
Cyprus   94–79   Luxembourg Malta
Malta   79–69   Wales Malta
16 December 1988
Wales   50–74   Cyprus Malta
Malta   70–92   Luxembourg Malta

Knockout StageEdit

5th–8th playoffsEdit

Playoffs Fifth place
December 17, Malta
   Wales  68  
   San Marino  72  
 
December 18, Malta
       San Marino  82
     Malta  72
Seventh place
December 17, Malta December 18, Malta
   Malta  74    Wales  75
   Gibraltar  69      Gibraltar  77

ChampionshipEdit

Semifinals Final
December 17, Malta
   Luxembourg  87  
   Ireland  91  
 
December 18, Malta
       Ireland  69
     Iceland  86
Third place
December 17, Malta December 18, Malta
   Iceland  108    Luxembourg  68
   Cyprus  78      Cyprus  73


 1988 European Promotion Cup 
 
Iceland
First title

Final standingsEdit

Rank Team
    Iceland
    Ireland
    Cyprus
4th   Luxembourg
5th   San Marino
6th   Malta
7th   Gibraltar
8th   Wales

ReferencesEdit