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Referees of the Two Nations Cup Basketball 2011 Announced

Referees of the Two Nations Cup Basketball 2011 Announced

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The referees have been announced, who will officiate at the Two Nations Cup Basketball 2011 Tournament, where Anadolu Efes, Fenerbahce Ulker, Olympiacos and Panathinaikos will compete. 

All of the appointed names are top-level Euroleague Basketball referees, who match the quality of the tournament, which is considered the rehearsal of the Euroleague Basketball Final Four 2012. 

The referees list announced by Costas Rigas, Head of the Two Nations Cup Basketball 2011 Technical Committee and Referee Director of Euroleague Basketball, is as follows:

CHRISTOS CHRISTODOULOU (GREECE) 
ERŞAN KARTAL (TURKEY) 
MURAT BİRİCİK (TURKEY) 
PANAGIOTIS ANASTOPOULOS (GREECE) 
RÜŞTÜ NURAN (TURKEY) 
SPİROS GKONTAS (GREECE) 


Highly praised by the European basketball community, the Two Nations Cup Basketball 2011 Tournament will be held at the Abdi İpekçi Sports Hall on October 1st to 2nd. 

THE TWO NATIONS CUP BASKETBALL 2011 TECHNICAL COMMITTEE RESPONSIBLE FOR THE GAME APPOINTMENTS OF THE REFEREES 

The Technical Committee, presided by Costas Rigas, the Referee Director of Euroleague Basketball, will determine which referee will officiate at which game(s). Buluç Yalçın, Euroleague Basketball's Technical Observer, is assigned as technical commissioner for the games. 

The junior teams of the participating clubs will also compete in a separate tournament to be held from September 30th to October 2nd. Turkish referees and observers will be in charge of the junior teams games. 

THE TWO NATIONS CUP MEDIA CONFERENCE WILL BE HELD ON FRIDAY, 30 SEPTEMBER 2011 

The media conference of the Two Nations Cup 2011 Basketball Tournament will be held on September 30th in the Abdi İpekçi Sports Hall. 

Participants: 
Anadolu Efes Coach: Ufuk Sarıca 
Fenerbahçe Ülker Coach: Neven Spahija 
Olimpiakos Coach: Dusan Ivkovic 
Panathinaikos Coach: Zeljko Obradovic 

Along with the coaches, a player from each team will also be present at the media conference. 

MEDIA ACCREDITATION CONTINUES FOR THE TWO NATIONS CUP 

All media members who want to be accredited to the Two Nations Cup Basketball Tournament may apply to the following communication means. To avoid any inconvenience, the media members are kindly requested to complete the accreditation procedure by Friday, 30 September 2011. 

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