The basketball club Mgzavrebi goes to the record. The team trained by Buba Berishvili defeated Delta today, which means they gained their 6th victory in a row. Dinamo has the best result in the current season, they started the Super League with 7 victories.
Mgzavrebi players are really in excellent shape. They were losing until the third period, but they managed to tie the game. Marneuli do not have a nominar center and they couldn’t stop Mgzavrebi’s big men – Irakli Alkhanaidze and Bernard Nkal. The best result of Alkhanaidze’s current season was 16 points, today he has scored 24 points against Marneuli and played a huge role in his team’s victory.
Marneuli’s leader – Levan Patsatsia protested the referee’s decision in the 4th period, got 2 technical falls and was forced to leave the court. After that, the fate of the match was already decided – Mgzavrebi won the game – 85:76.
Alkhanaidze led the winners with 24 points, Kakha Jintcharadze scored 20 points, Adrian bowie accumulated 14 points, Bernard Nkal had 9 points and 12 rebounds. Deondre Ray was the most effective with 21 points in Marneuli. Nicholas Neal scored 16 points. Zviad Antadze had 11 points.
Temur Kankia – Marneuli head coach:
“We played badly, especially in the second half. The defense did not work, we could not stop the opponent’s fast attacks and got a logical result. As for Mgzavrebi, this team is really in a good shape and deserves to win. Our goal now is to meet the playoffs as prepared as possible.”
Buba Berishvili – Mgzavrebi head coach:
“The sixth consecutive win is a good result, giving us the opportunity to strengthen our positions in the standings. We will try to succeed in the remaining matches and then the playoff time will come. I hope these winnings will give us an opportunity to meet the playoffs in a better way. Our goal is to keep this pace for decisive matches.”