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10.12.2019 · 09:34

Partzan NIS arrived in Krasnodar, tomorrow against Lokomotiv

On Wednesday, December 11, at 6 PM (TV Nova Sport), the black and whites are playing against Lokomotiv Kuban, in the 9th round of the 7DAYS EuroCup.

The black and whites continue their performance in the 7DAYS EuroCup in an away game against Lokomotiv Kuban. The 9th round game in group B is scheduled for Wednesday, ad 6 PM, and black and whites will play in Krasnodar without Novica Veličković i Ognjen Jaramaz, who stayed in Belgrade. Partizan NIS expedition arrived in Krasnodar around 2 AM in the night between Monday and Tuesday, and at the airport in Moscow, there was a surprise for them.

During the competition so far, the black and whites have recorded 6 wins and 2 losses, while Lokomotiv have a score of 3:5. Ninth round 7DAYS EuroCup games will also be the EuroLeague One Team games, during which all the players, coaches, and referees will wear special #WeAreAllOneTeam turquoise shoelaces, and the games themselves will be accompanied by various activities through which the EuroLeague and EuroCup teams will be working on the integration of the vulnerable groups through basketball. 

Before setting off for Krasnodar, Partizan NIS' coach, Andrea Trinshieri, said:

"We can't look at other teams. We have a hard game ahead, a hard trip, but we have already done our job to a certain extent. We have to muster the strength and focus to play real, tough, EuroLeague game in Krasnodar", Trinchieri said.

About the game against Lokomotiv Kuban, deputy-captain and One Team ambassador of the black and whites, Rade Zagorac, said:

"A very challenging game is ahead of us, for many reasons. Above all, because of the quality of our opponent, which doesn't have a result that everybody expected at this moment of the season only owing to some circumstances. On the other hand, due to a very complicated trip to Krasnodar, which will take four days. This is a big challenge for us, a game that can bring us good things. We have secured 2nd place, but why not be 1st", Zagorac emphasized.

(Photo: Dragana Stjepanović, video: BC Partizan TV)