Iceland Beats Great Britain in Basketball

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Iceland Beats Great Britain in Basketball

By Zoë Robert
Men's basketball in Stykkishólmur, Iceland.

A basketball game in Iceland. Photo: Páll Stefánsson.

Iceland beat Great Britain, 83-70, in their first EuroBasket 2015 qualifier in Reykjavík on Sunday.

Great Britain managed to fight back from 16 points to lead the match in the third quarter but Iceland came back in the last ten minutes.

Bosnia-Herzegovina is also in the three-nation group. The top team is guaranteed a place in next year’s European Championship, bbc.com reports.

Iceland plays Bosnia-Herzegovina next Sunday.

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