The Ledovy Palace was full of basketball fans, hoping for a victory for their team. After two losses in the FIBA Europe Cup, Nadezhda had to win.
A good game from the guards and forwards let Nadezhda finish the first quarter with eight points difference. (24:16).
The second quarter began with the effective attacks of the Orenburg team. Nadezhda managed to succeed in everything: the players made effective steals, rebounds, and nice shots. It showed aggressive, tough, modern basketball and the ability to participate in the FIBA Europe Cup.
But the opponents were not going to give up. Two lay ups and three pointers and the score was reduced up to 6 points. (39:33)
At the beginning of the second half, Nadezhda showed the best moments. The difference in the score after third quarter waent up to 18 points. But during the last minutes of the game, the german players reduced the difference to only 4 points. But Nadezhda fought together and showed good teamwork and was though able to secure the first victory in the FIBA Europe Cup. (73:68)