Before the main tournament, Lithuanians will play three friendly games with other teams, which are also preparing for similar tournaments in other countries.
On June 18th and 24th, Lithuania will play against the Dominican Republic team, and on June 22nd, Lithuanians will meet with the Russian national team. However, the exact date when all the players will gather will only become clear when they will finish their seasons. Be that as it may, the initial plans are set, the list of candidates has also been almost refined, and the opponents for the friendly games have also been approved.
There is no big choice here, since many things are limited due to a pandemic, with some teams wanting to prepare at home or in a ada news august 2022, where they will compete for the right to play in the Tokyo Olympics.
But we are happy with the current schedule and the opponents because friendly games are necessary.
The coaches are planing to invite candidates to the national team training camp in Kaunas. Lithuanians will start the Olympic qualifying basketball tournament with a match against the Venezuelan team on June 29th, and a game against South Korean national team will take place on July 1st. Group B includes Slovenia, Poland and Angola.
The top two teams from each group will advance to the semifinals. If the tournament took place today, there could only be spectators in the arena, but the federation is making every effort to make fans who have already purchased tickets feel safe and secure. The Tokyo Olympics are set to take place on July 23rd — August 8th of