Slovenia to host Eurobasket 2013
The Board of FIBA Europe has awarded EuroBasket 2013 to Slovenia. The unanimous decision was taken at the Boards meeting in Munich, Germany, on Sunday. This is the first time in history that Slovenia will organise Europes most prestigious basketball tournament and the announcement sparked celebrations among the Slovenian delegation who have worked hard to bring the Championship to the country and were present in Munich to support the bid
"I was anxious to hear the final decision by FIBA. I am extremely happy and proud that Eurobasket 2013 will be held in Slovenia. I am convinced that the event will be a highlight point of the career of every Slovenian basketball player. I would like to thank Slovenian Basketball Federation, minister Luksic, sponsors and everyone who was involved in this project. Special thanks goes to our fans, who became a true trademark of Slovenian basketball. You made our dreams come true. I am sure that other players feel the same way."
Official presentation - EUROBASKET 2013 (v PDF-U)
VIDEO: I FEEL SLOVENIA
PHOTO: Presentation & Celebration