The Presidium of the basketball Federation of Ukraine has extended the powers of the chief men’s coach Evgeny Murzin.
The members of the Presidium unanimously acknowledged the work of Murzin satisfactory and extended the credit of confidence for the next qualifying cycle for the world championship 2019 in China.
Ukrainian team at Eurobasket 2017, beating Georgia and Israel, suddenly, out of the group, but in 1/8 final lost to the devastating future Champions of Europe, Slovenia.
The coaching staff Murzin will be approved later at a meeting of the Coaching Committee of the basketball Federation of Ukraine.
Evgeny Murzin, head of the national team of Ukraine in 2015. Under the leadership of the Ukrainian expert team at Eurobasket 2015 not qualified,
then with difficulty passed the qualification to the European championship 2017, where he managed to surprise by reaching the playoffs for the second time in history.
Team Ukraine in the world Cup qualifiers 2019 will play against teams of Sweden, Latvia and Turkey. The first match “blue-yellow” will hold on November 23 on the road against the Swedes.