Who are Sabah's opponents in the FIBA European Cup?

6 October 2023 00:04
Who are Sabah's opponents in the FIBA European Cup?

After 18 years, representing Azerbaijan in European Cups, "Sabah" will face opponents from Turkey, Czech Republic and Montenegro in the regular season of the FIBA European Cup.

Idman.biz reports that the champion of Azerbaijan in Group D will start the group stage from October 18. The first opponent will be "Mornar".

This team won the Montenegrin basketball league in the 2017/18 season. The team has won the national cup 7 times in its history. The biggest success of the Balkan representative in Europe happened during the season when he won the National Championship. They competed in the European Cup, the 2nd tier competition of the continent.

Among Azerbaijani competitors, "Bahcesehir College" represents brother Turkey. The team lost to "Manisa" in the first round of the National Championship - 88:90.

"Bahcesehir College", which finished the Turkish Championship in the 9th place last season, won the title of the winner of the 1st league in the 2017/18 season. Their biggest success is winning the tournament in question - the FIBA European Cup in the 2021/22 season. The representative of Turkey succeeded in defeating the Italian team "Reggio Emilia" in the final.

Sabah's opponent from the Czech Republic, Nymburk, is also a fairly experienced team. They are 19-time winners of the Czech National League. "Nymburk" has also won the Czech Cup 15 times. The Czechs have been playing regularly in European cups since the 2002/03 season.