Near East University Women’s Basketball Team will play against Abdullah Gül University (AGÜ Kayseri) in playoff finals of Bilyoner.com Women Turkey Cup.
Round of 8 draw for Bilyoner.com Women Turkey Cup was realized; Near East University Women’s Basketball Team paired with AGÜ Kayseri.
The draw for Bilyoner com Women Turkey Cup finals, which will be held in Kayseri on March 2-5, 2016, was realized in Abdi İpekçi Sports Hall and 8 playoff teams were paired. Abdullah Gül University, Beşiktaş, BGD, Edirne Municipality Edirnespor, Fenerbahçe, Galatasaray, Hatay Metropolitan Municipality and Near East University will compete in the finals. Near East University will face AGÜ Kayseri at Kadir Has Sports Hall at 15:15 on March 2, 2016.
According to the press release issued by the Directorate of Press and Public Relations Office of the university, Near East University Women’s Basketball Team, which completed Women Turkey Cup Group Elimination Matches as group leader and achieved to participate in Bilyoner com Women Turkey Cup 8 playoffs finals, would play versus AGÜ Kayseri as a result of the round of 8 draw that realized in Abdi İpekçi Sports Hall. Women Turkey Cup finals will be held in Kayseri on March 2-5, 2016.
Hakan Atamtürk: “We are very happy to be in the 8 play-off finals, we will struggle to get the cup”
Hakan Atamtürk, Head of Near East University Women’s Basketball Team, delivered information regarding the finals and expressed his views: “Teams that finished Women Turkey Cup Group Elimination Matches in top 8 will contest Women Turkey Cup playoff quarter finals. Teams finishing in top 4 will contest playoff semi finals.The winners of the semi finals will contest in the Grand Final of Bilyoner Com Women Turkey Cup. As Near East University Women’s Basketball Team, we finished Women
Turkey Cup Group Elimination Matches as the group leader. We are very delighted and excited to contest in 8 playoff finals. As a result of the draw for Bilyoner com Women Turkey Cup finals, we paired with AGÜ Kayseri. Our opponent is very tough and a hard nut to crack. We will struggle with all our might to get the cup.” said he.
İlker Gözeneli: “Hard and closely contested matches are waiting for us in the finals of Bilyoner com Women Turkey Cup”
Stating that they were waiting excitedly for AGÜ Kayseri match, NEU Women’s Basketball Team coach İlker Gözeneli expressed his views regarding the 8 playoff finals. “As NEU Women’s Basketball Team, we are extremely happy and excited to be in the 8 playoff finals. The teams that finished Bilyoner com Women Turkey Cup Group Elimination Matches in top 8 will contest to win the cup. All teams are very strong and assertive; I think the audiences will watch breathtaking matches in high spirits. We paired with AGÜ Kayseri as the result of the draw. AGÜ Kayseri is an extremely strong and tough opponent. We are aware of this. With the excitement of the cup, we will prepare in the best way to be the winner of the match” said he.
Near East University Women’s Basketball Team will face AGÜ Kayseri at Kadir Has Sports Hall at 15:15 on Tuesday, March 2, 2016. TRT Sports channel will broadcast the match live. The winner of the match will contest in semi finals with the winner of Hatay Metropolitan Municipality – Fenerbahçe match.