The Ukrainian basketball champion beat the Russian club and made it to the group stage of the Champions League
Prometheus became the first Ukrainian club to qualify for the Champions League.Prometheus beat Parma / photo BC Prometheus
Ukrainian “Prometheus” has reached the group stage of the FIBA Champions Basketball League.
In the decisive qualifying round, Prometheus beat Russia’s Parma. The match took place in the Bulgarian capital Sofia.
The Ukrainian club won in a tense duel with a difference of 2 points.
“Prometheus” – Parma “- 67:65 (20:13, 21:15, 8:24, 18:13)
The most productive members of the Ukrainian club were DJ Stephens and D’Angelo Harrison, who scored 20 points each.
Note that the Ukrainian and Russian clubs met in European basketball cups for the first time since the 2016-2017 season.
Prometheus became the first Ukrainian club to make it to the group stage of the Champions League through the qualifying round. Previously, only the Southern “Chemist” played in the main stage of the Champions League, which received a direct ticket.
“Prometheus” in the Champions League: the main thing
- “Prometheus” for the second time in history plays in European Cups and for the first time in the Champions League.
- In the first round of qualification “Prometheus” defeated the Bulgarian “Levski” , and in the second round beat the Czech “Opava”.
- 32 clubs will play in the group stage of the tournament.
- (C)UNIAN 2021