By Ahmet Abdulaziz….
The 8th Cup of International Basketball tournament, of Eastern Mediterranean University, was completed on 17th December 2018.
Over 500 active students represented their countries in fierce competition. In total 11 men’s and 6 women’s teams competed in the tournament, comprised of students of the EMU. In the final matches in the Women’s Group, Turkey defeated Iran 23 – 5.
In the Men’s Group, Nigeria won against Turkey by 20 – 17. The two teams became the international champions of the tournament.
During the third and fourth place matches, Russia defeated Palestine by 7 – 2 in the Women’s Group and won third place, while in the Men’s Group, Lebanon defeated Jordan by 42 – 14 and reached third place.