Quarter-final pairings in EuroCup Women were determined by drawing lots. Accordingly, Çukurova Basketball matched with France representative LDLC Asvel Feminin.
Other pairings were as follows;
Tango Bourges (France) – Landes Basket (France)
Galatasaray – KSC Szekszard (Hungary)
Valencia Basket (Spain) – Umana Reyer (Italy).
CALL FROM AKKAYA
ÇBK – Asvel match that emerged from the draw was described as an early final by the basketball authorities, and ÇBK Head Coach Aziz Akkaya stated that Asvel is an experienced team, “There are many players from the French national team in the opponent’s squad. We have the strength to cope with them. “We have to beat our opponent. We want to beat our opponent and play the Final-Four. We need the support of our fans in the match we will play at home. We invite everyone who loves their team to the stands. We want to win by playing in front of packed stands and continue on our way,” he said.
RETURN IN MERSIN ON 17 MARCH
Çukurova, who will be away from France on Thursday, March 10 in the first of the matches, which will be played according to the double elimination method, will host their opponent on Thursday, March 17 at Servet Tazegül Sports Hall. If the Orange-Navy Blues pass Asvel, they will face the winner of the Valencia-Umana Reyer match in the Final-Four.