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BERLIN (AP) — A state vote on Sunday is German politicians' last major test at the ballot box before a September election that will determine who succeeds Chancellor Angela Merkel. After a bumpy start to the year, the longtime leader's bloc is hoping for a good showing in an eastern region where a far-right party is a strong challenger. The vote for a new legislature in Saxony-Anhalt, a state of 2.2 million people that is one of Germany's lessThe vote for a new legislature in Saxony-Anhalt, a state of 2.2 million people that is one of Germany's less prosperous, puts a sharp focus on one problem Merkel's Christian Democratic Union faces in the east: reining in the far-right Alternative for Germany, or AfD.
Still without leader Dennis Schröder, the German basketballists have celebrated a strong start of preparation for the Olympic Qualification Tournament.
Dennis Schröder comes on Monday
The team of national coach Henrik Rödl to defeat the kick-off of the three-day supercup in Hamburg Czech Republic with 95:62 (51:33). The controversial returnee Joshiko Saibou was on Friday evening with 20 points of best thrower of the host.
next to NBA-Star Schröder also missed the professionals of the German Master Alba Berlin. "Dennis will be at the team in Heidelberg from Monday," announced DBB Vice President Armin Andres at magenta sport at half-time.
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There, the selection of the German Basketball federal federal government on Thursday a last test match against the Senegal, before it goes to Split to the fight for the Tokyo Ticket ticket. From the 29th of June, Germany meets in the preliminary round of the qualification tournament on Mexico and Russia. Only the winner of the tournament creates the jump to Olympia.
Two Youngster worries for Furore
The first of three Supercup games caught the German team against the Czech Republic a strong start, was fast with 12: 3 in front. Two youngsters from the NBA are particularly attentive: the 21-year-old Isaac bonga from the Washington Wizards scored eight points in the first eight minutes at the perfect throwing rate.
"What Isaac is delivered as is the first class. He has developed the last few years incredibly," said DBB-Vice Andres. Bonga came at the end to 14 meters. His three years of older ex-NBA teammate Moritz Wagner, who was most recently played for the Orlando Magic, always developed second throw opportunities and took eight rebounds.
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also Saibou convinced
from the bank Saibou came to the first commitment in the national team since February 2020. The nomination of the 31-year-old had taken care of for a great controversy, because in the past year, among other things, in two demonstrations against the state measures for curbing the corona Pandemic in Berlin had participated.
Saibou had declared on Wednesday in a video published by the Association to regret the effects of his participation. Player Johannes Voigtmann said that his teammates had accepted the explanation of Saibou, but the workup was not over yet. Saibou was also on his return to five rebounds and three assists.
The German team showed a concentrated idea about the complete game and dominated the opponent. Rödl rotated a lot, the Braunschweiger Lukas Wank gave his international debut. At the Supercup, the host also meets Tunisia on Saturday and Italy on Sunday.
victory over Italy: German basketballers win SuperCup .
The German basketball players have won the Supercup in Hamburg. The team of national coach Henrik Rödl won on Sunday evening against Italy with 91:79 (42:46) and thus took the title for the sixth time at the multi-nation tournament. © imago images in it: Moritz Wagner in Dunking. Supercup in Hamburg: Czech Republic becomes third against the strong Italians was the controversial Joshiko Saibou with 18 points again Best German Werfer.