Finland NT named as country’s 2013 team of the year

Finland’s basketball National Team which were impressing during the last Eurobasket were awarded the 2013 Best Team award in their native Finland.

The award was given during the 7th Annual Finnish Sports Gala.

“Finland is filled with great teams and I am thankful for the fact that our work is appreciated,” said veteran Hanno Mottola, who suffered a serious injury during the Eurobasket, who never the less was nothing short of grateful for the experience:

“I have a long career behind me and this is by far the greatest team I have got to play with.”

Finland also stands a chance to shine again on international level, as they are one of the totaly fifteen candidates for FIBA’s 2014 World Cup wild cards, which will be held in Spain later this year.