Players to get on your watch-list for EuroCup Women Group E
Ifunanya Ibekwe – Istanbul Universitesi
The athleticism of Ibekwe will be hugely beneficial to her new club and she is someone who knows how to produce the goods in EuroCup Women. She accumulated a near double-double last season in the competition with Spar Citylift Girona of more than 16 points and 9 boards per outing. She's clearly got moves....
Tijana Ajdukovic – Sleza Wroclaw
The Serbian center offers the newcomers a lot of experience, even though she is still only 26-years-old. She's had plenty of EuroLeague Women and EuroCup Women experience and knows Poland well from her time at Energa Torun. She is also a FIBA EuroBasket Women champion from 2015. But, having missed out on her Olympic dream and also the Final Round earlier this year, will having something of a point to prove be a huge boost for Wroclaw?
Danielle Page – Agu Spor
Another EuroBasket Women winner with Serbia and a EuroCup Women champion with Tango Bourges Basket, Page is looking to get back on track after missing the last 12 months through serious injury. If her body can stand up to the rigors of playing Turkish League and in this competition, then Agu Spor have got themselves a rock who will reel off the fundamentals, work harder than anyone else and use her smarts to get the job done.
Jelena Skerovic - Basket 90 Gdynia
One of the great veterans of European basketball, the Montenegrin playmaking ace is still going strong and pulling the strings brilliantly. Her basketball brain is regularly a second ahead of her opponents and it shows on the floor all of the time. A legend that will help the club be very competitive in the Group.
Sharnee Zoll – Sleza Wroclaw
The heart and soul of Sleza Wroclaw, the guard has just got better with age. She hit a new high tide mark last year when she was deservedly crowned MVP of the Polish League after taking her team to a surprise title success. Known for her positive approach as well as her skills and leadership - what's not to love?
Julie Vanloo – Istanbul Universitesi
Still riding the crest of a wave after her triumph with Belgium at FIBA EuroBasket Women 2017 when she was part of a team that made history by taking a first-ever podium spot, the confidence will be flowing. Vanloo showed she is a guard than can now handle the pressure on the biggest occasions and has the temperament and talent to continue on an upward trajectory. She has already impressed with Lulea and Ragusa in this competition in past seasons and now wants to excel in Turkey.
Marianna Tolo – Agu Spor
Just what Agu Spor needed after losing their long-serving kingpin Lara Sanders, the arrival of Tolo brings them another high quality big who knows what it takes at the top level. An imposing physical presence who is a real nightmare for her defenders, the Opals star is about to end her sabbatical from European club competitions and will be a force to be reckoned with on her return.
Kristine Vitola - Basket 90 Gdynia
The Latvian frontcourt ace is now evolving into a real force in the paint and even if the likes of Kahleah Copper might grab the headlines, the finishing of Vitola during the early part of the season has caught the eye. She did well in the competition last year at Galatasaray and the fierce competition for places with Latvia's national team will keep her on her toes.