Dnipro started with a dramatic victory in the qualification of the Cup of Europe FIBA

Днепр стартовал с драматичной победы в квалификации Кубка Европы ФИБА

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BK Dnepr was the first Ukrainian basketball clubs opened a European Cup season.

Dnipro won on the away Turkish Buyukcekmece in the first match of the first qualifying round of the European Cup FIBA – 89:88.

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In the beginning of the meeting after the first successful attacks of the hosts guests reduced the gap, but a three-pointer timofeyenko then hit Revzina brought Dnipro ahead on 4 points. However, the success was local. The Turks seized the initiative until the end of the first quarter had 13 points advantage.

This course motivated Ukrainians to more aggressive actions in the second 10-minute period. +11 points advantage over this quarter has allowed virtually to align the position to the end of the first half of the match.

After the break put the squeeze on the hosts failed. But it was an equal fight. The Turks have helped the performance of the greenback, Brace Wright, who did not always have time to neutralize. Guests have a leading role took over the film. Note return after injury at the European Championships Micholi.

Equal chance remained to the last. At 32 seconds before the siren the Dnieper river just a point behind – 87:88. Exactly three Misuli to at least reduce the difference. The Turks in their last attack lost the ball and the club brought the ring Glebova, who brought victory.

The minimum advantage is to add Ukrainians to the psychological confidence at the start of the season before the return match, which will be held next week, September 27th at the river.

The Cup of Europe FIBA. 1 qualifying round

Buyukcekmece (Turkey) – Dnepr (Ukraine) – 88:89 (27:14, 19:30, 18:19, 24:26)

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