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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)
1990 >

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

 
PlayoffsFifth place
 
      
 
December 17, Malta
 
 
  Wales68
 
December 18, Malta
 
  San Marino72
 
  San Marino82
 
December 17, Malta
 
  Malta72
 
  Malta74
 
 
  Gibraltar69
 
Seventh place
 
 
December 18, Malta
 
 
  Wales75
 
 
  Gibraltar77

ChampionshipEdit

 
SemifinalsFinal
 
      
 
December 17, Malta
 
 
  Luxembourg87
 
December 18, Malta
 
  Ireland91
 
  Ireland69
 
December 17, Malta
 
  Iceland86
 
  Iceland108
 
 
  Cyprus78
 
Third place
 
 
December 18, Malta
 
 
  Luxembourg68
 
 
  Cyprus73


 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