Serbian Coach Nenad Krdzic to Guide Saudi Arabia in FIBA Asia

Veteran coach of Serbia, coach Nenad Krdzic will be guiding the Saudi Arabian National Basketball Team as they embarked on their journey to the 27th FIBA Asia Championship to be held in Manila this coming August 1-11, 2013.

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Coach Krdzic is currently the coach of United Arab Emirates’ Al Nasr has a rich background in basketball during the Gulf and WABA over the last decade. He also led the Saudi Arabian team that finished third during the 2012 GCC Championship.

Their successful entry to the Magic 3 of GCC enabled them to qualify for the 27th FIBA Asia Championship. The 55-year-old Serbian was also the coach of the Saudi Arabian team that finished sevent in the 22nd FIBA Asia Champions Cup held in Manila last 2011.

Saudi Arabia will battle it out against the Gilas Pilipinas of the host county. On their next schedule Saudi will also tackle against Chinese Taipei and Jordan in Group A of the Preliminary Round. The team is considered as the underdog in Group A.

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