The first match of the semi-finals of the FIBA Women’s European Cup (EuroCup Women) Final Four was played in Bourges, France. The host Italy representative Umana Reyer Venezia and Çukurova Basketball Club (ÇBK) Mersin Yenişehir Municipality faced each other.
Making a great start with 5 of spades Temi Fagbenle, Tiffany Hayes, Yvonne Turner, DeWanna Bonner and Jasmine Thomas, ÇBK closed the first quarter leading 9-24. While the second period was passed with mutual baskets, Çukurova went to the locker room with a score of 42-44. The third quarter, which witnessed a great struggle, ended with the superiority of the Mersin team 56-58.
In the last period of the match, the host team Umana Reyer Venezia and Çukurova Basketball Club (ÇBK) Mersin Yenişehir Municipality players fought hard for points. The match ended with the home team leading 85-80.
SALON: The Sports Palace
REFEREES: Martin Morozov, Yasmina Alcaraz Moreno, Anabtasios Kardaris
UMANA REYER VENICE: Martina Bestagno 1, Debora Carangelo, Kayla Bonica Thomton 24, YVonne Anderson 25, İntare Petronyte, Sara Madera 9, Giovanna Smorto, Beatrice Attura 8, Astou Ndour 18
CUKUROVA BASKETBALL CLUB (ÇBK) MERSIN YENİŞEHİR MUNICIPALITY: Shavonte Zellous 9, Temi Fagbenle 23, Tiffany Hayes 18, Yvonne Turner 8, DeWanna Bonner 14, Kristine Anigwe, Esra Ural Topuz, Jasmine Thomas 8, Nika Baric
1st PERIOD: 9-24
FIRST HALF: 42-44
3rd PERIOD: 56-58