GB men net favourable Eurobasket draw

GREAT Britain's men will meet Macedonia, Bosnia, Hungary and Ukraine in this summer's qualifiers for the 2011 Eurobasket finals after a favourable draw yesterday.

The winners of the group – with each team playing their rivals home and away – will earn an automatic place in Lithuania next year.

Scottish forward Kieron Achara said: "Our aim now has to be to qualify." GB women face Slovakia, Germany and Ukraine.

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