Basketball: Fenerbahce Beko win 2020 Turkish Cup

Fenerbahce Beko beat Darussafaka Tekfen 74-71 to claim Turkish Cup for seventh time

Can Erözden   | 16.02.2020
Basketball: Fenerbahce Beko win 2020 Turkish Cup


Fenerbahce Beko on Sunday won the 2020 Solgar Vitamin Turkish Cup, defeating Darussafaka Tekfen 74-71 in the basketball tournament’s final. 

The 2020 champions' trio -- French point guard Nando De Colo, Italian forward Luigi Datome and Greek playmaker Kostas Sloukas -- scored 15 points each.

Johnny Hamilton, Darussafaka Tekfen’s center from Trinidad and Tobago, dropped 20 points to be the top scorer of the final played in the capital Ankara.

Hamilton's teammates, U.S. forward Bonzie Colson and Turkish guard Dogus Ozdemiroglu scored 13 points each for Darussafaka Tekfen.

Zeljko Obradovic, Fenerbahce Beko’s head coach, made the 500th appearance for the Istanbul club on Sunday.

Fenerbahce Beko have claimed the Turkish Cup seven times in the tournament’s history.

The 2020 runners-up Darussafaka Tekfen made it to the the cup’s final for three times but they have failed to clinch the title.

Anadolu Efes are the most-time winners with 11 titles.

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