Defend till the end! «Astana» hosts «Nizhny Novgorod»

08.11.2018, 08:00    Views: 149
Source: Press service
Author: Assem Mirzhekeeva
Next Saturday, on November 10th, Astana will host the team «Nizhny Novgorod» in the frame of the regular VTB United League championship.

«Nizhny Novgorod» - is a Russian professional men's basketball club from the city of Nizhny Novgorod, founded in 2000. The club participates in the FIBA Champions League, VTB United League, and Russian Cup.

  • Champion of «B» Division of the Russian Super League — 2010
  • Finalist of the Russian Cup — 2011
  • Silver winner of the VTB United League — 2013/2014
  • Silver medalist of the Championship of Russia — 2013/2014

Past games: The basketball club from Nizhny Novgorod, likewise «Astana», has been a member of the VTB United League since 2011. During this time, “Nizhny Novgorod” performance many times caused a sensation in the tournament. As for personal games, the teams met on the court 13 times, three of which ended in favor of «Astana»

Standings: Basketball club «Nizhny Novgorod» takes 12th place in the standings with the result of 1 win in 5 games. Astana takes the fifth place with the result of 3 wins and 1 loss.

The head coach of BC «Astana» — Emil Raikovich: “Playing against «Nizhniy Novgorod» will not be easy, primarily because they play hard-nosed and fairly intense basketball. We must find the keys to neutralizing their main defenders, who effectively conduct the attack.”

The match will take place on November 10th at the arena of «Saryarka» Cycle Track, starting at 3:00 pm Astana time. Online ticket sales on

Live broadcast of the match will be available on the website in the Match Center section and on the QazSport channel.

Detailed information about the tournament, tournament tables, schedule and results of the matches are published in the Tournaments section.