The latest fro men's and women's basketball and football.
Romania's men's basketball team U-BT
Cluj-Napoca has got through to the quarterfinals of FIBA Europe Cup. In their
last scheduled fixture, U-BT came in 2nd in Group J, grabbing a
82-71 home win against Israeli opponents Israeli Ness Ziona. At the top of the
table were Ţmoki-Minsk of the Belarus, a team that secured a 68-62 win in extra
time against CSU Oradea, also from Romania, again in the last scheduled group
fixture. In the quarterfinals, U-BT Cluj-Napoca are pitted against Group 1
winners German side Medi Bayreuth.
In news from women's basketball, CSM Satu Mare
defeated Belgian opponents Spirou Ladies Charleroi on home court, 65-56 in a
Group B match as part of the Central European League. Czech team Zabiny Brno are
at the top of the table in Group B with 13 points, followed by German squad
Pharmaserv Marburg with 12, CSM Satu Mare with 11 points and by Charleroi with 8
points. With 7 points on their record sheet, another Czech team, SBS Ostrava, are
at the bottom of the table in Group B. The first two teams in the group will
book their ticket for the Final Four tournament. CSM Satu Mare 's pending
fixture is the home game against SBS Ostrava.
Romanian footballer Ianis Hagi
sealed the fate of the game pitting his new team, Glasgow Rangers, against
Hibernian, with the second goal Wednesday night, in a home fixture counting
towards the 25th round of the Scottish Premiership. Rangers won the match 2-1. It was Ianis
Hagi's first game as a full-timer and the second game he played for Glasgow
Rangers, on the very day his father, Romanian football legend Gheorghe Hagi,
celebrated his 55th birthday anniversary. Glasgow Rangers are the runner-up
team in the Scottish Prem with 60 points. With a pending game in the championship,
Rangers are seven points down from the leader, Celtic Glasgow.