Cup of Nations Basketball Tournament
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“Cup of Nations Basketball” tournament organized by Eastern Mediterranean University (EMU) Sports Affairs Directorate is set to take place between the 3rd of December and the14th of December 2018 at EMU Lala Mustafa Paşa Sports Hall. 6 women and 11 men teams from 13 different countries will compete at the event.
Men and Women will compete in two different groups at the event which aims to improve friendship. There are 6 teams in Men’s Group A (Jordan, Zimbabwe, Turkey, Egypt, Pakistan, Cameroon), 5 teams in Men’s Group B (Iran, Nigeria, Palestine, Lebanon, Kongo). Women will compete in a single group with 6 teams (Pakistan, Botswana, Turkey, Palestine, Iran, Russia). First four teams in Women’s group will proceed to semi-finals and the first two teams in Men’s groups will earn the right to play the semi-finals.
The opening ceremony of the “Cup of Nations Basketball” tournament will take place on the 3rd of December 2018 Monday, at 5:00 p.m., at Lala Mustafa Paşa Sports Hall.
The first two teams in each groups will compete at the cross match-up eliminations. Group matches will be played on the 3rd – 7th of December 2018, semi-final matches will take place on the 13th of December 2018 and finals will be played on the closing night of the event on December 14th 2018, where third place and fourth place matches, as well as the championship matches will be played. Also, there will be a dunking event, free throw event and three point event on the final day.