All serious about Nizhny

(photo: M. Serbin,
Our team continues its mini-marathon in Nizhny Novgorod.

Pre-game breakdown

After the win against Zenit the Army Men had a practice in the afternoon and went to Sheremetyevo to board the Aeroflot charter flight.

All 13 active players went on the trip. Mikhail Kulagin (foot injury) and disqualified Kyle Hines stayed home.

Word to the coach

Dimitris Itoudis, CSKA head coach:
Nizhny is a team that has a merge of youth and experience. We prepare for serious fight, as usually. We will play with all respect to Nizhny.

Past matchups

Win-loss record: 21-3
2018-19 season game:
13-Oct-2018. CSKA – N.Novgorod: 84-78 (+6)

Short dossier

Nizhny Novgorod
Founded: 2000
Colors: white, black
Homecourt: Labor Unions Palace of Sports (5,000)
President: Dmitry Svatkovsky
Head coach: Zoran Lukic
Accomplishments: VTB United League runner-ups (2014), Russian Championship runner-up (2014), Superleague B champion (2010), Russian Cup finalists (2011)

Alec Peters (photo: M. Serbin,
Sergio Rodriguez (photo: M. Serbin,
Dimitris Itoudis (photo: M. Serbin,
Nando De Colo (photo: M. Serbin,
Nikita Kurbanov (photo: M. Serbin,
Andrey Vorontsevich (photo: M. Serbin,
Semen Antonov (photo: M. Serbin,