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Krka the last to enter domestic cup semis

Krka became joined the domestic cup semi-finals as the last member, after edging out Sixt Primorska for the second time in two games. The Novo mesto side will face Hopsi in the semi-final clash.

Krka team, Dejan Mihevc (Photo: Olimpija Ljubljana/Ales Fevzer)

The reigning Slovenian national cup champions Krka will once more participate at the Final Four tournament of the domestic cup, as they have beaten Sixt Primorska for the second time in their quarter-final pair and advanced to the semi-finals. Since the beginning of the game, Krka have shown their determination to take the triumph and won the first quarter by seven points already. They controlled the rhythm all until the final score of 68:63. Erjon Kastrati led the way in scoring for Krka with 15 points, while Ron Curry and Sandi Čebular added 11 each.

In the semi-final game of the Final four tournament, Krka’s opponent will be Hopsi. In the other semi-final game Zlatorog will face Union Olimpija.

Slovenian National Cup Quarterfinals 2nd leg, Thursday, 16.2.2017:

KRKA – Sixt Primorska 68:63 (21:14, 15:15, 17:14, 15:20) / *aggregate score: 127:121
Kastrati 15, Curry and Čebular 11; Sanadze 18, Radulović 14.

Other games of Slovenian National Cup, Quarter-finals, 1st leg, Tuesday, 14.2.2017:

KONJICE – Hopsi 88:84 (22:26, 17:18, 19:18, 30:22)
Jereb 43, Muzel 11; Hodžić 22, Čup 20.

ROGAŠKA – Zlatorog 63:62 (20:18, 14:12, 9:20, 20:12)
Đuranović 15, Johns 9; Tratnik 17, Miljković 13.

UNION OLIMPIJA – Helios Suns 87:70 (26:19, 24:19, 21:16, 16:16)
Oliver 21, Janković and Hrovat 15; Jones 18, Bratec 11.

Wednesday, 15.2.2017:

Sixt Primorska – KRKA 58:59 (18:9, 8:19, 18:12, 14:19)
Radulović 14, Ćapin 11. Curry 14, Luković 11.

2nd leg, Wednesday, 15.2.2017:

Helios Suns – UNION OLIMPIJA 63:68 (8:19, 23:21, 10:12, 22:16) / *aggregate score: 133:155
Kyzlink 25, Jones 13; Hrovat 16, Pelko 13.

ZLATOROG – Rogaška 75:70 (24:19, 13:22, 22:14, 16:15) / *aggregate score: 137:133
Krušić 19, Rizvić 14; Ferme 29, Drobnjak 13.

HOPSI – Konjice 74:48 (15:19, 19:9, 27:7, 13:13) / *aggregate score: 158:136
Čebešek 13, Čup 12. Muzel 15, Jereb 8.

Semi-finals, Saturday, 18.2.2017:

Zlatorog - Union Olimpija (18:00)
Hopsi – Krka (20:30)

Final, Sunday, 19.2.2017:

Zlatorog/Union Olimpija - Hopsi/Krka (17:45)