Zalgiris will participate in a friendly “Istanbul Cup” tournament 0

The first time organized tournament will take part on 15-17th of September in biggest Turkish city. Two Euroleague teams Zalgiris Kaunas and Cibona Zagreb were invited to “Istanbul Cup” by the host clubs of Galatasaray and Erdemir.

On the first day of “Istanbul Cup” Zalgiris will meet with Galatasaray. Team from Istanbul was 4th in last season’s Turkey championship and lost in semifinals only to Efes Pilsen, which became champion later on. Galatasaray is also participating in Eurocup competition this season.

Erdemir will be Zalgiris opponent of 16th of September. Turkish team was 11th in last year’s national competition.

On the last day of “Istanbul Cup” Kaunas team will take on Croatian champions Cibona. The two teams will also be rivals in Euroleague’s group A later this season.