Bentil with teammates

Ghana’s Ben Bentil was in action for Greek Giant Panathinaikos last night as the team battled Peristeri BC in the Greek Super Cup but lost.

Panathinaikos lost 82-90 to Peristeri to miss out on the chance to clinch the Super Cup; Bentil also missed the chance to beat his former prior to the start of the 2020-2021 season.

Panathinaikos (white) v Peristeri Photo Courtesy: GREEK SUPER CUP 2020 /

The 6 foot 8 inch Small Forward/Power Forward scored five points in the game with Nemanja Nedovic leading Panathinaikos with 18 points.

Promitheas beat AEK Athens 98-88 to book a spot in the final game; AEK and Promitheas beat the Athens duo to make the final. Panathinaikos lost to AEK 77-87 in a friendly game prior to the Super Cup tie.

Bentil in action against AEK Photo Courtesy: Panathinaikos

Bentil played for Peristeri for a season before moving to Panathinaikos on a two year deal before the start of the 2019-2020 season. His strong play at Peristeri led to the move which got him his first league title since turning pro in 2016.

Bentil during his time at Peristeri

By Yaw Adjei-Mintah

@YawMintYM on Twitter


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