In the 2023 FIBA World Cup qualifiers match in Tbilisi, Georgia’s national basketball team beat the current champion Spain 82:76 in overtime.
Tbilisi was jumping as Georgia took down reigning world champs Spain in their brand new arena! 😱🇬🇪
— FIBA Basketball World Cup (@FIBAWC) July 4, 2022
The main period finished in drew 67:67, while overtime ended with a historic victory for Georgia. The Georgian guard Rati Andronikashvili scored a layup and made a crucial three-pointer in the next possession to push the Georgian team’s lead. Spain lost for the first time in the World Cup Qualifiers.
GPB First Channel live-broadcasted the game.