German NT arrived in Tokyo

2019-08-22T19:39:21+00:00 2019-08-22T19:52:24+00:00.


22/Aug/19 19:39

German NT will play two prep games in Japan before heading to China

By Stefan Djordjevic/

After a ten-hour flight and getting through a traffic jam in a 30km long tunnel, the German national team arrived at their Royal Pines Hotel Urawa in Tokyo, Japan.

At the Olympic National Training Center, they had strength training before going to the gym for basketball practice where they made adjustments with the last week’s VTG Supercup games in mind.

Germany will play against Tunisia and Japan in Saitama near Tokyo on August 23rd and 24th respectively. On August 26, the squad will head to Shenzhen, China where the World Cup group phase will be played.

The 13 players currently in Japan for the German NT are: Dennis Schroder, Maodo Lo, Ismet Akpinar, Isaac Bonga, Andreas Obst, Robin Benzing, Paul Zipser, Niels Giffey, Johannes Thiemann, Danilo Barthell, Maximilian Kleber, Daniel Theis, Johannes Voigtmann.