Canada beat Venezuela in the fifth FIBA ​​window

Today, Thursday, Venezuela lost by 38 points (94-56) to Canada, in a duel held at the Edmonton Expo Centre, at the beginning of the fifth window of the qualifiers for the 2023 World Cup, scheduled to be held between the Philippines, Japan and Indonesia. .

After a long journey and arriving by taxi in harsh conditions, the national basketball team lost the first quarter by 15 points (25-10).

In the second quarter, the tri-colored quintet succeeded in staying together to achieve a tie (21-21) and ended the first half down by 15 points.

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At the beginning of the second half, Venezuela was unable to match the physical level or success of Canada, and ended up losing 24-11. In the final quarter, with the match practically decided, Venezuela fell again, 24-14.

With this somewhat “strange” result, Canada maintained its perfect rhythm (9-0) and Venezuela added its second defeat (7-2) in the fifth group.

Despite the heavy defeat, we must appreciate the effort made by the technical staff and players. Venezuelan Basketball Federation And even the Ministry of Sports to do everything in its power so that Venezuela can appear in the duel against Canada.

After a match that was forgotten due to the extra sporting context due to the visa issue, Venezuela will now have to regroup to face the Dominican Republic on Sunday.

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