The Antwerp Giants know their opponent in the eighth finals of the Champions League of basketball. The Antwerp men meet in the last sixteen of the Spanish UCAM Murcia. That was Friday clear during the draw in the Swiss Mies. Murcia has the Belgian Lion Kevin Tumba in its ranks.
Antwerp plays on 5 or 6 march first home, the second leg follows a week later. The Giants lost Wednesday their last groepsduel in pool C, with 77-76 in the Greek AEK Athens, but the insured is on the penultimate match day of the qualification. The Antwerp Giants are the first Belgian team that manages to qualify for the play-offs of the kampioenenbal.
Also won the national championship Oostende appeared Wednesday on the way to the eighth finals of the Champions League. The kustploeg gave on the last matchday in group D ahead of the hands at the French Strasbourg, that eventually, after an extension by 94-100 won. Ostend was relegated to the Europe Cup, where it is in the eighth finals of the Dutch Groningen.