The Mexican National Team has beaten its Brazilian counterpart in the last two matches they have had
With Germany’s victory over Russia, the Mexican Basketball Team was second in her group of Pre-olympic in Split, Croatia, and on Saturday they will face Brazil in the semifinals of the tournament.
The 12 Warriors were already classified to this instance, but it remained to define the place where they would do it and the rival they would face, if Germany won or lost by up to four points, the Mexicans would be second, but if Russia it was imposed by a difference of between 5 and 10 points, Mexico would be first.
Finally the Germans prevailed 69-67 and Mexico He was in second place in Group A, on Saturday he will face the leader of sector B, Brazil, who beat Tunisia and the host Croatia by 26 and 27 points, respectively.
Mexico has beaten Brazil in the last two matches they have had, 66-58 in the Pre-olympic held in 2015 in the Mexican capital and 99-76 in the Americup of 2017 in Colombia.
After yesterday’s victory over Russia, Omar quintero assured at a press conference that they were ready to face Brazil or Croatia and considered that they have real possibilities to participate in Tokyo 2020 if they manage to maintain the level they demonstrated against the Russian squad.
“We are happy for the first goal and only the first of the tournament, we do not know if first or second, we will know tomorrow, we are happy and to enjoy the victory and focus on the rival if it is Brazil or Croatia, whoever touches us, does not depend on us They are both great teams and have great coaches. Tomorrow we will know, we come to play four games, we have the scouting of all, “he said.