Final Eight tickets on sale starting Feb. 18

Feb 14, 2008 by Print
Torino 2006 Olympic Park - TOP ULEB Cup, Final Eight, Turin 2008ULEB Cup and Torino Olympic Park are proud to announce that tickets for the ULEB Cup Final Eight will go on sale starting on Monday, February 18. The first edition of the new ULEB Cup Final Eight will be played in Turin, Italy at Palavela arena from April 10 to 13. Tickets will be available through which will take you to Ticketone Network Internet site for final purchase. Ticket prices for these exciting five days of competition will range between €90 and €270 (taxes and fees included) for each seven-game package, which include the quarterfinals on Thursday, April 10 and Friday, April 11, the semifinals on Saturday, April 12 and the Final on Sunday, April 13.

At a press conference in Turin on Thursday to announce the start of ticket sales, the following comments were made:

Charles-Antoine Moulin - Eurosport, Andrea Bassani - Euroleague Basketball, Paolo Bellindo, -Torino Olympic Park Paolo Bellindo: General Director, Torino Olympic Park

"We are thrilled to bring basketball to the city of Turin and create a link between the sport and the city. The Final Eight is an important event and the arena, with capacity of up to 12,200 spectators, a great venue to celebrate the final of this competition. We are very happy to have been able to come together with the ULEB Cup and hope that this will be the starting point of future collaborations."

Andrea Bassani, Director of Television, Euroleague Basketball

"I would like to thank the city of Turin as well as the Torino Olimpic Park for hosting us today as well as in the Final Eight. This is the first year of the new competition format, and will be the first year that we celebrate a Final Eight, and we are very happy to be able to celebrate it here in Turin. This city has a great basketball history and we are happy to be able to bring some top quality basketball to its fans here in Turin. I would also like to thank Eurosport for their continued support and partnership."

Charles-Antoine Moulin, Deputy Director Production, Eurosport

"It is a pleasure to come to Turin after they have hosted such a magnificent Olympics. Eurosport is happy to continue collaborating wih the ULEB Cup, having broadcasted over 100 games in three years. We guarantee that the Final Eight will be a great event for fans across the globe to be able to enjoy with the highest quality production."