U18 Men Opens In Style

24 July 2014

U18 MEN

TBF Board Member Alper Arikoglu held the opening speech at the opening ceremony of the U18 European Championship
Turkish Basketball Federation (TBF) Board Member Alper Arikoglu held the opening speech at the opening ceremony of the U18 European Championship.

Hayrullah Ozan Cetiner, Head of the International Events Department at the General Directorate of Sports
Hayrullah Ozan Cetiner, Head of the International Events Department at the General Directorate of Sports, welcomed the teams to Konya, the city of love, peace and tolerance.

FIBA Europe Crew Chief Commissioner Reuven Virovnik speeking at the opening ceremony
FIBA Europe Crew Chief Commissioner Reuven Virovnik speeking at the opening ceremony thanked the people of Konya and TBF for the organisation of the event and wished best of luck to all teams.

Each delegation was presented with a gift at the opening ceremony
Each delegation was presented with a gift. Head coach Aleksandar Bucan receives the present for the Serbian team.

The teams watching the performance of the whirling dervishes
The teams enjoyed a special performance by the whirling dervishes.

The whirling dervishes delivered a mesmerising performance
The whirling dervishes delivered a mesmerising show to conclude the opening ceremony.

The host team, Turkey, gathered for a group picture with the distinguished guests at the opening ceremony
The host team, Turkey, gathered after the ceremony for a group picture with the distinguished guests.


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