Serbia U16 lost to Finland with 63:68 (19:11, 13:23, 8:17, 23:17) in the fight for placement from 5th to 8th place at the European Championship for players under 16 years of age in Kaunas, Lithuania. With this loss, Serbia has missed the opportunity to qualify for the World Championship next year.
Serbia has started the match well and led with 19:11 after the first quarter but Finland took control and lead after that. At the finish oSerbia have attempted with triples to go to overtime but failed in the end.
Marko Pecarski had 11 points and 9 rebounds in 16 minutes, while Aleksa Matic scored 4 points.
In the match for 7th place Serbia on Sunday from 1:30 PM play against Germany.