EuroCup Women Round of 16 pairings confirmed
MUNICH (Germany) – All pairings in the Round of 16 of the 2021-22 EuroCup Women season have been confirmed, following the conclusion of Play-Off Round 1 action on Wednesday night.
Tango Bourges picked up the final ticket to the Round of 16 that was still up for grabs as Play-Off Round 1 came to a close. The French side prevailed 96-65 over London Lions at home in the second leg of their tie, to overturn a slim 1-point deficit from the first leg.
The competition continues to reflect the widespread appeal of women’s basketball across Europe as no fewer than nine different nations are represented in the 16-strong field of remaining contenders for the title.
The teams that advanced to the Round of 16 will face off in home-and-away two-leg ties, with the higher-ranked team in each match-up playing the return leg at home. The pairings are as follows:
The first leg of the tie between Olympiacos S.F.P. and Nesibe Aydin will lift the curtain on Round of 16 action on Tuesday, January 11. Zabiny Brno will face Tango Bourges the following day, while the remaining six pairings will tip off on Thursday, January 13.
The return leg fixtures are scheduled to take place on Wednesday, January 19 and Thursday, January 20, respectively.
The teams that emerge from the Round of 16 will continue in the Round of 8 which is set to follow the same home-and-away format.