SuperCup Women 2022 to take place in Bourges
MUNICH (Germany) - The date and location for SuperCup Women 2022 have been announced as the traditional showpiece will take place in Bourges, France.
The event hosts EuroCup Women 2021-22 champions Bourges Basket will go up against first-time EuroLeague Women winners Sopron Basket in the annual curtain-raiser on Tuesday, October 18 with a tip-off time of 20:00 CET.
Sopron captured a maiden EuroLeague Women title when they defeated Fenerbahce with a 60-55 success in Istanbul, while Bourges claimed their second EuroCup Women triumph with a dominant 74-38 victory over Umana Reyer in last season's Final.
The game between the two sides at Le Prado will mark the 11th edition of the competition since its inception in 2009 when Sparta&K M.R Vidnoje won the first of back-to-back titles.
Valencia BC are the reigning champions after upsetting four-time winners UMMC Ekaterinburg in last year's SuperCup Women clash, becoming the first EuroCup Women side to win the competition as well as being the second Spanish side to lift the trophy.
Perfumerias Avenida had won the competition back in 2011 with ZVVZ USK Praha and Dynamo Kursk also amongst the list of SuperCup Women champions.
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