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MOSCOW, June 20 . /TASS/. Women’s team of Russia on basketball has already entered into the rhythm of the game during the European championship, the team had a good attitude on the eve of the playoffs. This was stated by the head coach of the Russian team Alexander Vasin, whose words the press service of the Russian basketball Federation (RBF).

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On Monday, the Russians defeated the team of Montenegro with the score 78:54. Team Russia in the first three matches of the tournament in the Czech Republic, took second place in the preliminary stage in group D and will play in a qualifying match for an exit in 1/4 final with the team of Greece. The meeting will be held on June 20.

“We approach the playoffs, where you need to show a basketball (as in the end of the match with the team of Montenegro – approx. TASS), said Vasin. – It is necessary to leave behind the struggle with ourselves, with our fears, complexes and insecurities. Now we have to overcome all that and move on. Of course, the players during the tournament are mobilized”.

“The mistakes that were saying good-bye at the group stage, no one will forgive in the playoffs. The degree of concentration, focus on the targets increases. Players have already entered the rhythm of the game, felt pad, each other. Now the team has good morale, cohesion and team spirit,” added the head coach.

The European championship will end on 25 June.