Keresés:     2017 december 14. csütörtök
img1img2img4img5img7img8img9img10img11img12img13img14












Heading into a classic battle on Wednesday


Another difficult task is waiting for us on French soil on Wednesday evening at 8 pm. Bourges is capable of defeating anyone at home, even though their results are not that strong yet this year.

The two teams with the longest past in Euroleague will face each other on Wednesday. We played the icon of French basketball in the 1999/2000 season for the first time. Both sides came away win one win each. The rivalry has been balanced ever since, out of 16 games we won 8 and so did they. Home court has proven to be decisive in this duel. We could only beat Bourges once on their home court, which was the first serious step towards Euroleague Final4 back then. We scored 1025 points against them and conceded 1132. Speaking of this season: We stand at the third place in our group with a 4-2 record, while our hosts are at 7th with a 1-5 record. Although this might be misleading, because they only fell short by a couple of points in all of their lost games, so they might just need a bit of luck. Let's hope they won't find it on Wednesday.

The French club who are always working with a wide rotation underwent a serious rebuilding process, and just like us, they are working with a loft of talented young players besides the experienced ones. Their results show that this noble quest full of obstacles isn't easy at all. They need time and patience which we can also confirm.

The role of the head coach is filled by former Basket Landes coach Olivier Lafargue looking for new goals after 13 years on the bench of his former club. They put together quite the roster for him, which is expected to do great things. They are rotating nine players, who spend an average of around twenty minutes on court. No less than five of their players is a member of the French national team. They have the two most promising French talents Marine Johannés and Alexia Chartereaux on their squad. The experience of 32-year-old Elodie Godin and Canadian signing Katherine Plouffe can mean a lot to them. Speaking further about the French part of the team we must mention 189 cm big man Diandra Thatchouang, the scoring expert yet still 23 years old Valeriane Ayayi whom they managed to get from Lille, and Saraj Michel, who is also a very efficient scorer, and completed a great season in Euroleague last year with BLMA already. Kristen Brooke Sharp represents experience with her 36 years of age, unlike 27-year-old point guard Cristina Ouvina, who was also born in a basketball nation, namely the Spanish.

The game which was chosen as the Game of the Day tips off at 8 pm. in Bourges. It can be followed via live stream on YouTube, and on our club's Facebook page as well. Those who want to join fans in watching the game together can do so in City Coffee Lounge next to Novomatic Aréna.

We asked Virág Weninger to share her expectations about the game before the team left for France on Tuesday morning.



Stream:



- 2017-12-05




[ Nyomtatható verzió ]

További hireink
    Huge Euroleague road win in thriller in Istanbul
At some point in the game we led by as much as twenty points, then Galatasaray bounced back and made it a one-possession game, but the girls held on to the remains of their former lead and got a huge win on the road in Istanbul
12/13 19:40
    Let's make children's Christmas more beautiful!
Our club and academy will join the charity fundraising event Adományozz Sopron!, where the organizers are expecting presents in shoe boxes
12/12 12:42
    Tegyük szebbé a gyermekek Karácsonyát!
Klubunk és Akadémiánk idén is csatlakozik a negyedik alkalommal megrendezésre kerülő Adományozz Sopron! jótékonysági gyűjtéshez, melynek keretében cipősdobozba csomagolva várnak a szervezők ajándékokat
12/12 12:15
    Galatasaray looking to bounce back from home-court defeat
Our Euroleague group phase opponents had mixed feelings after domestic league round
12/11 19:18
    Hazai vereséget javítana ki ellenünk szerdán a Galatasaray
Euroligás csoportellenfeleink számára felemásan alakult a hétvége
12/11 19:11
    Second round starts for us in Istanbul
We are at the second place in our Euroleague group with a 4-3 record
12/11 15:27
    Isztambulban kezdjük a második kört
Hét forduló után 4 győzelemmel és 3 vereséggel a csoport második helyét foglaljuk el az Euroligában
12/11 12:27
    We are hosting U20 European Champoinship next summer!
As a result of the FIBA Europe congress' decision in Munich we got the opportunity to organize and host the U20 Women's European Championship from July 7th to 15th next summer!
12/08 15:03
    U20 EB-t rendezünk a nyáron!
Az Európai Kosárlabda Szövetség (FIBA Europe) müncheni ülésének döntése értelmében mi rendezhetjük az U20-as korosztály női Európa bajnokságát július 7-15
12/07 09:10
    Hurtful loss in Bourges
We lost our game against Bourges in France after leading until the beginning of the last quarter
12/06 22:00
    Álomból rémálom
Hiába vezettünk 14 ponttal a 22
12/06 21:42
    Heading into a classic battle on Wednesday
Another difficult task is waiting for us on French soil on Wednesday evening at 8 pm
12/05 17:00
    Busz szerveződik Prágába!
2018
12/05 13:13
    Klasszikus csatába indulunk szerdán
Szerdán 20 órakor francia földön vár ránk egy újabb nehéz feladat
12/05 12:15
    Bourges getting ready for Euroleague after a league win
This week brought success to all of our Euroleague rivals in their respective domestic leagues, all of them managed to win their game
12/04 15:32
    Győzelemmel hangolt szerdára a Bourges
Euroliga-ellenfeleink számára ismét jól alakult a hétvégi bajnoki forduló, minden riválisunk meg tudta nyerni aktuális mérkőzését
12/04 15:30
    The ice broken against PINKK
We managed to get the win after a close first half against a very committed Pécs team in the domestic championship
12/02 21:08
    Szépen szálltak be fiataljaink
A védekezésünk még mindig nem volt az igazi, de fiataljainkra jó volt ránézni! SOPRON BASKET - PINKK-PÉCSI 424 82-68 (20-16, 24-21,18-14, 20-17) Sopron, 400 néző
12/02 20:21
    Civitas Fidelissima Award 2017!
Sopron city council has made the decision about the recipients of some very prestigious awards today
11/30 23:09
    Getting back on track
We host PINKK Pécsi 424 after two defeats in a row on Saturday at 6 p
11/30 22:38


[ A mai nap hírei | A hónap összes híre ]



Tilos a www.wb-sopron.com bármely fotójának, írott anyagának vagy részletének újraközlése a szerző,
ill. az oldal írásbeli engedélye nélkül.