«Astana» outscores «Caspian» in the match of Kazakhstan Cup
06.03.2018, 23:00 Views: 184
Source: Press service
Author: Almira Shakhaeva
Today in the hall of the sports center «Nazarbayev University» the second game day of the Kazakhstan Basketball Cup among men's teams was held. Basketball players of «Astana» met with the team «Caspian» from Aktau.
From the first minutes, the Aktau team was determined to win. Although the «Caspian» imposed a fight, the first part of the match ended with a difference of +10 points in favor of «Astana». The second quarter turned out to be more interesting. Eugeniy Isakov's wards, at last, caught the rhythm of the game and could win the second quarter. After the break, the «Caspian» continued not put pressure on the standing Cup holder of Kazakhstan, but the capital club proved that it belongs the title of the champion is rightful. The game ended with a score of 87:69 in favor of the capital's club.
Alexander Zhigulin became the most effective player of the match by bringing 19 points, Anton Ponomarev — 17 points, Rustam Ergali and Anatoly Kolesnikov ended up with 14 points.
Tomorrow, on March 7, the final games of the tournament will take place. Kostanay «Tobol» will meet with «Caspian» from Aktau, and «Barsy Atyrau» will play with «Astana». Games will be held at the sports center «Nazarbayev University». The game of «Astana» begins at 18.00. Free admission. After the match, the awarding ceremony of the tournament will take place.