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Rafael Lisboa elected MVP of the U-20 European Championship


Benfica' point guard was also chosen for the best five of the basketball competition won by Portugal, together with the former red Neemias Queta.

Rafael Lisboa, Benfica's point guard, was elected the MVP of Division B of the U-20 Basketball European Championship, a competition that Portugal won after beating Czech Republic by 73-57 in the final, in Matosinhos.

In the final, Rafael Lisboa was, once again, in the spotlight by contributing with 21 points, 7 rebounds, 6 assists and a steal, stats that helped him win the Competition's MVP title, played at the Centro de Desportos e Congressos de Matosinhos.

The excellent performance of the eagles' point guard during the U-20 European Championship was also distinguished with the presence in the best five, where also featured the former Benfica player Neemias Queta.

Text: Márcia Dores

Photos: Portuguese Basketball Federation

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