Pınar Karşıyaka-San Pablo Burgos match (LIVE)
Pınar Karşıyaka is on the court for the championship match in Europe. The Green-Reds face off against the final champion Burgos in the FIBA Champions League final. Kaf-Kaf, the second Turkish team that made it to the finals after Banvit in the Champions League, which was held for the 5th time, will try to achieve a first for both our country and itself by raising the cup.
The championship match is played today in the FIBA Champions League Finals 8, held in Russia. Pınar Karşıyaka, who defeated Nyumburk (84-73) in the quarterfinals and Zaragoza (84-79) in the semi-finals, respectively, and the last champion Spanish representative Hereda San Pablo Burgos are facing each other. Under the direction of Coach Ufuk Sarıca, Pınar Karşıyaka is competing in the finals of the European Cups for the second time in its history in 8 years.
If Kaf Kaf wins the trophy, it will be the first European championship joy in the club’s history. Kaf-Kaf played in the final at the 2013 FIBA Eurochallenge but lost. Kaf-Kaf, which has appeared in different European cups for 11 years without interruption since the 2010-2011 season, was eliminated twice in the quarter finals in the Champions League.
Pınar Karşıyaka-San Pablo Burgos match on which channel?
Karşıyaka faces the last champion Hereda San Pablo Burgos in the final. The final in Nagorny Sports Hall started at 19.00 and is broadcast live from Tivibu Spor.
If Ufuk Sarıca wins, it will go down in history
If Coach Ufuk Sarıca wins a trophy for Pınar Karşıyaka in Europe, he will complete the only missing piece of his career in the club. Having jumped the age in basketball to Kaf Kaf, the Turkish Cup and the Presidential Cup in 2014 and the league championship in 2015, after 28 years, Sarıca will also go down in history with the Champions League trophy.
Sarıca will be the third Turkish coach to win the championship in Europe after Aydın Örs, who won the Koraç Cup for Anadolu Efes, and Eurochallenge with Beşiktaş, and Ergin Ataman, who won the Eurocup with Galatasaray.
Prize 1 million Euros
Pınar Karşıyaka will win a monetary prize of 1 million Euros (10 million TL) with her championship victory. Karsiyaka, which previously received 400 thousand Euros as a participation fee, 70 thousand Euros for playing the Play-Off, and 100 thousand Euros for writing its name in the 8-final, won at least 400 thousand Euros (4 million TL ) guaranteed to buy more. While the party losing the final will receive 400 thousand Euros, the champion will win 1 million Euros.