Rixos Cup6 Press Conference held at Rixos Pera Istanbul.23/09/2013
Rixos Cup6 Press Conference held at Rixos Pera Istanbul.
Rixos Cup6 which is going to start off on 24 September and finish on 27 September has commenced with the press conference. Rixos Hotels Brand Management SVP Başak Erel hosted the coaches and the teams of the Cup at a press conference in Rixos Pera Istanbul.
Başak Erel mentioned that “Rixos Cup started in Antalya and now followed by the basketball fans and authorities every year. This year the Cup is in for the first time and we would like to reach more basketball fans. So far we hosted 350 players from 24 teams and 14 countries. Rixos Cup6 will be challenging even more this year and the games will be broadcasted live on NTV Sport”
Red Foxes Ukrainien Show group will be cheering the games during the cup.
Georgios Bartzokas technic director of Olimpiacos – the champion of Euroleague for the last 2 years mentined that this Cup will be very important for them. As they have 7 new players and this Cup will give them a good chance to see the level of the team and test the performance of the team.
Georgios Printezis the player of Olimpiacos mentioned that they could not have time to check the new players of the team and Rixos Cup 6 will be very important to see what they have got to work out in the future.
Budivelnik Kiev trainer Ainars Bagatskis said that the cup is very important for them before the Ukrainen Cup which will start one week later.
Ricky Minhard the guard player of the team mentioned that it is nice to be back in Istanbul again and it will be a week full of basketball.
Anadolu Efes trainer Oktay Mahmuti said that there are very strong and quality teams and the games will be full of fun. He stressed that they have a big change of Tuekish players in the team, young players will work hard experienced players and do their best.
Anadolu Efes player Zoran Planic mentioned that they had a good summer season and the team has more power with new players and is a pleasure to meet big teams at Rixos Cup6.
Fenerbahçe Ülker coach Zeljko Obradovic,”This is the first time I play with such a oung team. I also have some injured players so I will be short in my team. I have 9 players less and for the first time in my career I will do the games without any preparation.” Ömer Onan agreed his coach and added that he relies on the young players and they will have a good season eventhough they are not very well prepared.
Beşiktaş Integral Forex coach Ahmet Kandemir, “We are very happy to host the very strong teams of Euroleague and Euro Cup and we will see very good games.We are a yong and diynamic team and we are more prepared to these games compare to other teams. We invite all basketball fans to Beşiktaş Integral Arena to watch these outstanding games.