EuroBasket: Bus driver sacked as defending champs Slovenia forced to take taxis for Lithuania clash
Slovenia kicked off the defence of their European title with an impressive victory over Lithuania, though their pre-match preparations were far from ideal.
Having won the European crown in 2017, the Slovenian team were intent on making a solid start to the defence of their title.
He told the Slovenian Press Agency: "The organizing committee of the European Championship also officially apologized to the Slovenian team for the unfortunate incident with the bus before the match on September 1.
Player Edo Muric told Slovenian news outlet Ekipa24: "When we had to get into a taxi, it wasn't funny anymore.
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