VTB United league 2016/2017
Krasnoyarskiy region
VTB United league, Regular season
02.04.2017, 15:10 Su
Arena: «Arena.Sever» (Krasnoyarsk)
Main time
27:15 20:20 21:18 20:25
Game number: RS/133
Spectators: 1400

«Astana» goes to Krasnoyarsk

31.03.2017, 10:00    Просмотров: 83
Источник: Press service
Автор: Almira Shakhaeva
This Sunday, on April 2, Astana players will have another game on a road against  Krasnoyarsk «Yenisei» in the framework of the VTB United League championship.
It was with this team «Astana» on its home court made a real sensation. For the first time in all the seasons, Astana played two overtimes, but this was not an end of the drama. In the last seconds, Robert Lowery makes a «mad» shoot and bring home the bacon for “Astana.” The team from Krasnoyarsk remembers this game and will do its best to take revenge.
As for the opponent, «Yenisei» team is on the 7th place in the standings, with an asset of 10 wins with 10 defeats. For «Astana», which is in the playoff zone now and takes the 8th place, this game will become one of the most crucial, and in order to enter the top eight our team needs only one victory.
The regular championship of VTB United League comes to a playoff stage, which means that each game will be played on the edge and has a paramount importance for all the teams without exception.
Ilias Papatheodorou, the main coach of “Astana”, commented on preparations for the upcoming game:
- «Yenisei» is a team with a deep bench and skilful performers. We need to play above our limits in order to be competitive in this game.
The broadcasting of the game is available on Sunday, on April 2, at 15:10 pm on the website of the VTB United League.

Information about the opponent

Established year: 1981 Team colors: white, dark blue
Country: Russia Arena: «Arena.Sever»
City: Krasnoyarskiy region Website: www.basket-enisey.ru


«Enisey» -  is a Russian professional men's basketball team from Krasnoyarsk.

The club was founded in 1981 on the basis of the Krasnoyarsk Polytechnic Institute, and received the name «Polytechnic” respectively. In Soviet times the team played in the lower leagues, the only great achievement at that time was the victory in the USSR Cup among the teams of Siberia and the Far East in 1988. After the collapse of the USSR Krasnoyarsk team did not enjoyed any advantages and remained in the lower leagues of Russian championship.
In the season 1996/1997 the team received the right to play in Superleague A, the Russian strongest league, but сould not take hold for long, having downshifted in the Super League B. In 2007, the Club won the Championship in the Super League B and regained its right to play among the Russian basketball elite clubs.

In the season 2009/2010 the Club made its debut on the European stage, taking part in the Challenge Cup draw and qualified for the second stage.
In the season 2010/2011 Enisey lost to Nizhny Novgorod in the qualifying round of the FIBA ​​Challenge Cup.  In the season 2014/2015 the Club reached the quarterfinals of the FIBA ​​Cup challenge, finally gaming away to Frankfurt, German.
In the 2015/2016 season the Club reached the semi-finals of FIBA ​​Europe, where it met German Frankfurt again.
  • Champion of Division B of the Russian Super League 2006
  • Bronze medalist of the Cup of Russia 2011

Overall team photo