Guangzhou to hold Stankovi Cup in July
http://www.dongguantoday.com/     06/25/2013 09:00

From July 5 to July 9, 2013 the ninth FIBA Stankovi Continental Champions' Cup will be held at Tianhe Sports Center. China will play against Argentina, Nigeria and Puerto Rico. Spectators can book tickets starting from June 18.

China men's basketball team will participate in this Stankovi Cup on the purpose of improving the capability of new members and the cooperation between the new members and the old. China also treats Stankovi Cup as an exercise and warm-up for 2013 Asian Basketball Confederation Championship, 2014 FIBA Basketball World Cup and Rio 2016 Olympic Games.

The Stankovi Cup is one of the biggest official international basketball events, which comes to Guangzhou for the fifth time. Since 2005 the first Stankovi Cup host in China, it has been popular and provided basketball fans with excite and joy.

In addition, NBA fans get the chance to meet NBA star William Anthony Parker, who will appear in Guangzhou during the competition.

2013 FIBA Stankovi Continental Champions' Cup
斯坦科维奇洲际篮球冠军杯

When:
July 5 at 7:30 pm: China vs. Nigeria
        9:30 pm: Argentina vs. Puerto Rico

July 6 at 7:30 pm: China vs. Puerto Rico
        9:30 pm: Nigeria vs. Argentina

July 7 at 7:30 pm: China vs. Argentina
        9:30 pm: Puerto Rico vs. Nigeria

July 9 at 7:30 pm: Final for second runner-up
        9:30 pm: Final for championship

Where: Tianhe Sports Center
        天河体育中心

Ticket price: RMB 1800/680/480/280/180/80 for matches/day

Booking hotline: 400-818-3333

(By Zou Lixian, Rik Glauert)

来源:Life of Guangzhou     Editor:谭晶