Organised by the Near East University, the International Basketball Tournament for Dr. Suat Günsel Cup will be held on 14-17 September 2017. The elite teams of EuroCUp and Euroleague will compete to be the winner of the Tournament that will be held at RA25 Sports Hall located on Near East University Campus.

This tournament can be qualified as a pre-season preparation which provides an opportunity to the teams to evaluate and test their current performances. Six outstanding teams, including Near East University, USK Prague from Czechoslovakia, Perfumerias Avenida from Spain, Castros Braine from Belgium, Galatasaray and Hatay BŞB from Turkey, will compete in the tournament.

Near East University; The winner of Three Trophies…

Near East University Women’s Basketball Team, which achieved three championships including Turkish Women’s Basketball Super-league, Turkey Women’s Cup and EuroCup Women, not only renewed the contracts of world famous athletes consisting of Kayla McBride, Courtney Vandersloot, Kuanitra Holingsvorth, Bahar Çağlar, Olcay Çakır, and Elin Eldebrink who had great contributions to in the team’s championships 2016-2017 Regular Basketball Season but also strengthened the team by transferring legendary pivots Ann Wauters and Jantel Lavender, and also Kim Mestdagh Belgium National Team Player, Turkish National Team player Cansu Köksal and experienced player Gökçe Doğan.

Galatasaray strengthened the team…

Galatasaray Women’s Basketball Team, which is one of the locomotive sports clubs of Turkey, established a very strong, assertive and effective team by transferring notable guards and pivots. Galatasaray will play the first match of the Dr. Suat Günsel Tournament versus CB Avenida on 14th September 2017. The matches will be open to public and free of charge, thus, the basketball enthusiasts have the opportunity to watch breath taking games and feel the basketball joy.

Hatay BŞB made addition to its well-rooted team….

The basketball lovers will find the opportunity to watch Bahar Öztürk, one of the leading names of Turkish Baskteball; Katsiaryna Snytsina, one of the best shooters of Europe; Hind Ben Abdelkader, most promising quarterback player of the future, as part of the Hatay BŞB team during the matches to be held at RA25 Sports Hall.

Castors Braine is the backbone of Belgium National Team…

Castors Braine is another significant European team that will participate in the International Dr. Suat Günsel Cup Basketball Tournament. Castors Braine players contributed to National Team of Belgium to achieve the third place in the European Championship 2017. Emmanuella Mayombo, Antonia Delaere, and Celeste Davis are very notable athletes of the team.

The Tournament is open to the public free of charge and the matches will be livestreamed on BRT1 HD…

Authorities revealed that the matches of the tournament are to open to the public free of charge and that they will be livestreamed via the BRT1 HD channel. The tournament will begin Galatasaray- CB Avenida match on 14th September at 17:15. The second match of the day will be between the Near East University and USK Prague at 19:30.