Quotes Armia vs. Besiktas Milangaz

06.12.2011

Armia head coach Kote Tugushi:
"Today's match turned out to be very dramatic. Unfortunately, we were defeated by our rival team. We couldn't manage to take the advantage we could use on our own ground. We should complete the dispute whether we move to the next stage or not. First of all, I want to express my gratitude to our fans that were supporting our team until the end of the match. I want to express my personal gratitude to my team. Out players showed really a good game. Personally, I am very satisfied of this match. We do our best to gain the right for the next round in the Netherlands."

Armia player Anatoli Boisa:
"I would like to thank our fans who attended the match and supported us during the whole game. The game turned out to be very tense and spectacular. Unfortunately, we were beaten by our rivals in the very last second of the game. As a result, we lost the match. But all this is gone now. We are already thinking about the future match. By all means, we have to gain victory in the Netherlands in order to move to the next stage."

Armia player Benjamin Woodside:
"It was a great atmosphere tonight. I really like the team. My teammates are great people and the fans are amazing. I really enjoyed the match for my first game. I think we can compete with everyone and we've got to try to get another win in the EuroChallenge and hopefully we can move on."

Besiktas head coach Ergin Ataman:
"For us it was a very good game. Unfortunately, we miss two of our main players that played in Istanbul. We also missed Marcelus Kemp but we got success with the control of the game all the time. First, when I came here we wanted to keep the point difference but we played a good game. During the last minutes we got more attention and won the game. It was a surprise for me to win this game because I thought that we could lose the match by 7-10 points today."

Besiktas player Zoran Erceg:
"We knew that it was a tough game to win. We came here with some problems because we missed some players. We had good team work today and won at the end. I want to congratulate my guys and the staff. We have one more game but it was a very important match because now we are on the first place in the group".


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