Round 8 of Turkish Airlines EuroLeague gets underway

Round 8 of Turkish Airlines EuroLeague gets underway

ISTANBUL – Anadolu Agency

The eighth round of the 2018-19 Turkish Airlines EuroLeague regular season kicked off on Nov. 20.

In the first match, Turkey’s Anadolu Efes beat Israel’s Maccabi Fox Tel Aviv 90-77 at home in Istanbul.

Two Turkish sides also met in Istanbul, with last year’s EuroLeague finalist Fenerbahçe defeating Darüşşsafaka Tekfen 100-79.

Fenerbahçe is currently in third place and Anadolu Efes fourth while Darüşşsafaka Tekfen is at the bottom in 16th place in the EuroLeague standings.

EuroLeague competitions bring Europe’s top basketball clubs together.

Sixteen teams are competing this season - four Spanish, three Turkish, two Russian, two Greek and one team each from Germany, Italy, Israel, Lithuania and Montenegro.

Turkey is in the tournament with Fenerbahçe, Anadolu Efes and Darüşşsafaka.