The captain of the Joventut from Badalona, Albert
Fortune, said the goal in the next Eurocup that this Friday was raffled in Barcelona It will be “trying to go one step further and go as far as possible” after being dropped last season in the quarterfinals by Virtus
The green-black escort affirmed that the group that touched them “does not look bad” with Morabanc Andorra, Lokomotiv Kuban and Partizan as the main candidates to be among the top four along with Joventut.
“If we do things well, we will surely pass, but the most important thing is to look more long-term and try to finish in the top four to have the advantage of the field in the first round,” said the player.
Fortune stood out among the nine rivals in group A who will face the Partizan from Belgrade by the Zeljko turn Obradovic to Badalona but also for the fact of experiencing the atmosphere of Belgrade with the public on the track.
“It will be a very nice experience to play in Belgrade with the court full of fans, not like last year when we played without an audience, and in front of the new project of the Partizan“commented the player.
The player said that the new format will make the competitiveness of the Eurocup be “different” since in past seasons the “requirement” started from the first game because if you didn’t win “you could be out” of the tournament.
“With the current format you have to look more in the long term thinking about crosses because you can make a great league but then you risk everything in the first tie,” explained the player.
Fortune commented that the Eurocup “Very attractive” is presented this year to play “very powerful” teams that will try to go “as far as possible” in it.