After a week of focusing all attention on technical-tactical work, the Spanish selection take a step forward in this Road To The Future Tour. It’s time to compete and therefore, to measure the status of the group in two very demanding matches against Italy and Belgium.

Thus, Spain begins this triangular match in Melilla playing against Italy this Wednesday at 9:00 p.m. in the pavilion Javier Imbroda Ortiz. The clash, for which there are still tickets available, can be followed live through Telesport.

The last game played by the team led by Miguel Mendez It was at Las Ventanas last November that the team finished its performance with great feelings. The 107-52 against Romania is the last result of this team, which aims to extend those positive vibrations in this triangle.

About this Wednesday’s rival, it is a team that is characterized by its fight and its physical power. They do not play any official competition this summer and therefore, they arrive in Melilla with the intention of testing their youngest players and that this tournament serves as preparation for the future. In recent years, the Italian team has taken a leap in quality and much to blame for this is the consolidation of the national star, Cecilia Zandalasini.

It will be the twenty-first time that both teams meet with a balance of victories and defeats of 11 to 9 favorable for Spain. The last time these two teams met was in 2017in a friendly tournament that served the preparation team for the Eurobasket that year and that ended with a Spanish victory (66-62).
Likewise, the last step of the team through Melilla was also satisfactory, since the Autonomous City was the scene of the Window in which Spain certified its classification for the EuroBasket 2019 in which it would be proclaimed champion a few months later. The team beat Ukraine (84-71).