On Wednesday, January 31st, in the ceremonial hall of the Belgrade “Hotel M”, a draw for the Triglav Osiguranje Radivoj Korac Cup was held, which will be held from 15th to 18th February 2018 in Niš. Fixtures were drawn by the captains of the ABA League team and the participants of the final tournament, and the first obstacle for Mega in the fight for “Zuckova levica” will be the Dynamic VIP PAY, with which Mega Bemax will meet in the quarter-finals of the competition on Friday, February 16th from 17:00 in Hall “Cair” in Nis.

If they advance into the semifinals, Mega will meet with the better from match Partizan NIS – Zlatibor on Saturday 21:00, while the final is scheduled for Sunday at 21:00. Pairs FMP – Metalac and Crvena zvezda mts – Borac will play their matches on Thursday, February 15th. All games will be broadcasted on TV Arena Sport.

Captain of Mega Bemax Nikola Rebic briefly commented on the draw:

– We are waiting for the Dynamic that is currently the first in the KLS and besides that plays well the Second ABA League. It is necessary for us to come maximum seriously to this match. Cup is a specific competition where there is not much room for correcting errors and we will do our best to achieve the best possible result,

Rebic said.

Coach of Mega Bemax Dejan Milojevic stated that maybe Mega would be a surprise on the Radivoje Korac Cup:

– The cup is the easiest to win. You get three games and you won the title. It’s much harder to get to any other competition. Maybe we will be surprise at this tournament,

Milojevic said and continued on his opponent in the quarterfinals:

– They have excellent coach, they are leaders are KLS. We play variably. We raised the form and I believe that we will be better for the cup and in the right shape,

Milojevic finished.

At the same time, after the premiere edition last year, a competition for pioneers Mini Cup Beobasket 2018 will also be held in Nis. Pairs in Mini Cup are the same as for seniors, and Mega pioneers, last year winner, will play the quarter-finals on Friday 16th of February 16:00 in the hall of the elementary school “Miroslav Antic” in Nis. If they win, they will play the semifinals on Saturday February 17th from 13:30 at the same place. Final is scheduled for Sunday at 13:00 in hall”Cair”.

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