Netherlands men's national under-18 basketball team

The Netherlands national under-18 and under-19 basketball team is the national junior representative for the Netherlands in international under-18 and under-19 basketball tournaments.[1] They are governed by Basketball Nederland. The team competes at the FIBA U18 European Championship, with the opportunity to qualify for the FIBA Under-19 World Cup.[2][3] The current coach is Paul Vervaeck.

Netherlands
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FIBA zoneFIBA Europe
National federationBasketball Nederland
CoachPaul Vervaeck
Nickname(s)Orange Lions
Under-19 World Cup
AppearancesNone
U18 European Championship
Appearances5
MedalsNone
U18 European Championship Division B
Appearances14
MedalsGold Gold: (2018)
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Home jersey
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Away jersey
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In 2018, the team won its first medal when it won gold at the 2018 FIBA U18 European Championship Division B tournament.[4] Following their victory, the Netherlands were promoted to Division A.

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Netherlands (U18-U19)". Retrieved 6 November 2019.
  2. ^ "Netherlands at the 2016 FIBA U18 European Championship Division B". Retrieved 7 August 2016.
  3. ^ "Netherlands at the 2017 FIBA U18 European Championship Division B". Retrieved 6 August 2017.
  4. ^ "Netherlands celebrate historic title in Skopje". FIBA.basketball. Retrieved 5 August 2018.

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