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China: Fans speak of high hopes as they gather for FIBA Basketball World Cup final

0 15.09.2019 Инфо

W/S Spanish fans walking and chanting, Beijing
M/S Spanish fans singing, Beijing
W/S Spanish fans
M/S Spanish fans
SOT, Edward, Spanish fan: "Spain has been very successful last year. So hopefully we are going to win again. We have the best team ever."
M/S Spanish fan
W/S Fans walking
SOT, Gabi, Spanish fan: "Today is going to be a very difficult match but Spain is Spain so probably we are the favourite. But let's see. Let's see. Spain."
M/S Argentina fans
M/S Argentina fans
M/S Argentina fans
M/S Argentina fans
SOT, Facundo, Argentina fan: "Argentina is a good team, best players (are) (Luis) Scola and (Facundo) Campazzo and nothing. (continues in Spanish) We put a lot of hope in our team. We are very excited and we would like... well nothing, we think it will go well! Argentina! Argentina!"
W/S Argentina fans
SOT, Sergio, Argentina fan (English): "I am waiting for Argentina's Championship."
M/S Fans
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Spanish and Argentian basketball fans gathered in Beijing on Sunday to witness the 2019 FIBA World Cup final.
"Today is going to be a very difficult match but Spain is Spain so probably we are the favourite. But let's see. Let's see," said a Spanish fan.
"Argentina is a good team, best players (are) (Luis) Scola and (Facundo) Campazzo," said an Argentinian fan adding that they 'put a lot of hope' in their national team.
Both teams defied the odds to reach the final, remaining undefeated throughout the competition. The Spanish side last played in the final in 2006 and Argentina in 2002.