Earlier today in Lublin, Poland men’s national deaf basketball team defeat Great Britain in the first left of a home – away qualification process for next year’s World Deaf Basketball Championship (WDBC). The score was 109 – 31.
Poland outplayed and outscored Team GB in every quarter. In the first, the Poles out scored them 22 – 5. In the second, they outscored them 28 – 6. In the third, they outscored them 28 – 8. In the fourth quarter, Team GB had their biggest scoring period but were still outscored 31 – 12.
As Poland and Great Britain were the two lowest ranking teams in Europe, they had to go through qualifying. The winning team gets a berth at WDBC 2015 in Taiwan. The return match is scheduled for February 21, 2015 at 16:30 local time in Leicester, Great Britain.