Why to follow Fiba Asia Champions Cup?

Why to follow Fiba Asia Champions Cup?

Author : FIBAFri, 07 Oct, 2016, 20:26

It's been a long time coming, but we'll finally see the curtains raised on the FIBA Asia Champions Cup 2016. This starts on Saturday, October 8, 2016, with eight of the 10 clubs seeing action on Day 1.

Al Ahli of UAE take on Barsy Atyrau of Kazakhstan to open the tournament before Petrochimi face Pauian in the next match. Al Rayyan go up against Al Riyadi afterwards, and Al Shorta close the day against home team Xinjiang Flying Tigers. The remaining teams - ONGC of India and the Malaysia Dragons - will start their games on Day 2.

What are the most interesting storylines to follow in the continent’s premier club competition? FIBA.com gives you 10 reasons to follow the action in Chenzhou.

1 - China host for the first time ever

2 - Can Petrochimi bring home sixth crown for Iran?

3 - Watch Qatar’s rising stars

4 - The Lebanese Tiger’s swan song?

5 - Indians out to improve

6 - Taipei returns to the Champions Cup

7 - Can Al Ahli and Al Shorta make some noise?

8 - Barsy Atyrau and Malaysia Dragons out to prove their worth

9 - Xinjiang’s twin towers

10 - Foreign flavor

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