Battle for survival – Petrol Olimpija host Igokea

Both teams are doing their best to escape the danger zone. 

Jan Span (Photo: Igokea/Nenad Vuruna)

ABA League Round 19, Monday, 11.2.2019:


Where? Arena Stožice, Ljubljana

When? 18:00

Story of the game: In the last match of Round 19, Petrol Olimpija will host Igokea. No need to tell you how important this match is for each side, as both Petrol Olimpija and Igokea are doing their best to escape the danger zone.

Petrol Olimpija currently have the same overall score as last placed Krka (who have already played their game in this round), while Igokea are just in front of them with 1 win more.

In the first part of the season, Petrol Olimpija and Igokea played one of the most attractive games in the ongoing season, with boys from Aleksandrovac taking the win by 115:105. Head to head score might also be important, so that 10-point margin can be something each side will be thinking about in the upcoming match.

It is also important to mention that Igokea have won 4 out the previous 5 duels against Petrol Olimpija.

Match-up in focus: Jan Špan is the top scorer of Petrol Olimpija and one of the key players down on the court for the Dragons. On the other side, Filip Adamović is the 2nd best scorer in Igokea and a true leader of his team. They are both point guards which means that they will have a direct duel on Monday evening.

Head to head in the regional league: In total 5:10; In Ljubljana 5:2.

Match: KK Petrol Olimpija : KK Igokea