Abass in action for Bologna against Cantu Photo Courtesy: Reppublica Sport

Basketballghana.com can confirm Italian side Virtus Bologna will compete against Spanish side Joventut for a place in the 2020-2021 EuroCup semifinals. Ghanaian-Italian Small Forward Awudu Abass plays for Bologna.

Joventut got pitted against Bologna in a draw made following the conclusion of the round of 16 games played in midweek that had the likes of AS Monaco progress.

Photo Courtesy: EuroCup

The opening games in the quarterfinals are scheduled to tip off on Tuesday, March 23 with winners to be determined in a best of three games format.

The semifinals are expected to commence Tuesday, April 6; Monaco takes on VOLI Podgorica while Boulogne plays Gran Canaria and UNICS Kazan plays Kuban Krasnodar in the remaining quarterfinal matchups.


Virtus Bologna progressed to the quarterfinals via an 83-62 win over JL Bourg en Bresse with Abass scoring 12 points and adding two rebounds, three assists and a steal in 25 minutes.

Born to a Ghanaian father in Italy, Abass has represented the European nation at various levels and played at the 2019 World Cup for Italy.

By Yaw Adjei-Mintah

@YawMintYM on Twitter


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