• Short Summary

    Italy won the European Cup Final in basketball last Wednesday with a one-point victory over Yugoslavia at tel Aviv's Sport-Hall Stadium.

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    Italy won the European Cup Final in basketball last Wednesday with a one-point victory over Yugoslavia at tel Aviv's Sport-Hall Stadium.

    Ten thousand Israeli basketball fans saw Italy's "Ignis Varese" beat Yugoslavia's "Yugoplastika Split" 70 to 69. It was the Italian team's second cup victory in three years. It was also the second time that the Israeli Basketball Association has played host to the games.

    SYNOPSIS: It was European Championship Basketball in Tel Aviv last Wednesday with Italy -- soon here in blue - winning the cup final with a one-point victory over Yugoslavia. It was a closely fought contest between the taller, faster, Yugoslav squad and the better organized Italians. although the Yugoslavs led 35 to 34 at half time, Italy's disciplined team work soon put them back in the lead.

    At times the action around the Yugoslav goal was intense. Here Italy scores the winning point. Play continued for a few seconds but then the final whistle and the game was over.

    Players on both sides embraced each other after the match was over. It was Italy's second cup win in three years. It was a happy scene too for the ten thousand Israeli fans who had come to watch.

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    Film ID:
    VLVAEGAHJG21LYJ08ZNWYKTYL0XBW
    Media URN:
    VLVAEGAHJG21LYJ08ZNWYKTYL0XBW
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    22/03/1972
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:23:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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