Igokea m:tel and Zadar are set to meet in Laktaši

Thursday, 23. November 2023 at 11:59

On Friday night, Igokea m:tel will be hosting Zadar at home in Laktaši Sports Hall. Both teams will try to stay on the winning path this time.

Vladimir Jovanovic (Photo: ABA liga j.t.d/Dragana Stjepanovic)

2023/24 AdmiralBet ABA League Round 9, Friday, 24 November 2023:


Where? Laktaši Sports Hall, Laktaši 

When? 20:00

Story of the game: On Friday night, Igokea m:tel will be hosting Zadar at home in Laktaši Sports Hall.

It’s a game of two squads that are placed in the Playoffs Zone right now and while Igokea m:tel have won 6 out of their 8 games played so far this season, including the last two big wins over Partizan Mozzart Bet and Budućnost VOLI, Zadar have won 4 out of their 8 games played so far.

Both teams are entering the game following recent victories. As Igokea m:tel have won two in a row, Zadar have returned to the winning track last round, as they prevailed over Split on the road in Gripe.

The question is which of the two can continue on the right track in Round 9. History reveals, that Laktaši have been a tough away court for Zadar traditionally, as the Dalmatians only managed to prevail over Igokea m:tel once in Laktaši in 12 games played so far. However, last season the broke the ice and have proven that they can do it. Can they repeat it this season?

Match-up in focus: Edin Atić, the top scorer and passer of Igokea m:tel this season, will have a special challenge for this game, as he will be facing Luka Božić on the other side, currently Zadar’s top scorer, passer and rebounder. While Atić has been averaging 13.5 points, 3.3 rebounds and 4.6 assists this season, Božić has been averaging 25 points, 8.6 rebounds and 5.4 assists this season. Who will prevail in this head-to-head clash this time and take his team to the win? Watch the game and find out!

Head-to-head score in the regional league: In total 17:7, In Laktaši 11:1.