1967–68 FIBA European Cup Winner's Cup

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1967-68 FIBA European Cup Winner's Cup
League FIBA European Cup Winner's Cup
Sport Basketball
Finals
Champions Greece AEK
  Runners-up Czechoslovakia Slavia Prague
FIBA European Cup Winner's Cup seasons

The 1967–68 FIBA European Cup Winner's Cup was the second edition of FIBA's competition for European basketball national cup champions, running from November 1967 to 4 April 1968. 22 teams took part in the competition, four more than in the inaugural edition.

AEK defeated 1966 European Cup runner-up Slavia Prague in the final, which for the first time was held as a single match, to become the competition's first Greek champion. They previously defeated defending champion Ignis Varèse in the semifinals.[1]

In the final between AEK and Slavia Prague, , which took place in Pangrati, Athens, at Panathenaic Stadium, the seated attendance was 80,000 and the standing attendance in and around the arena was 40,000.[2]

First round[edit]

Team 1 Agg. Team 2 1st leg 2nd leg
Landlust Netherlands 130–147 France ASVEL 69–70 61–77
Académica Coimbra Portugal 126–183 Spain Kas Vitoria 61–68 65–115
Etzella Ettelbruck Luxembourg 133–201 Austria Union Firestone Ehgartner 69–101 64–100
Vorwärts Leipzig East Germany 138–136 Finland Tapion Honka 73–57 65–79
Fribourg Olympic Switzerland 122–185 Poland Wisła Kraków 61–104 61–81
Solna Sweden 120–140 West Germany VfL Osnabrück 60–55 60–85
All'Onestà Milano Italy 152–158 Romania Dinamo Bucureşti 73–64 79–94

Second round[edit]

Team 1 Agg. Team 2 1st leg 2nd leg
Fenerbahçe Turkey 116–125 France ASVEL 68–61 48–64
Kas Vitoria Spain 147–157 Greece AEK 82–72 65–85
Hapoel Tel Aviv Israel 122–134 Belgium Royal IV 56–51 66–83
Union Firestone Ehgartner Austria 133–173 Bulgaria Levski-Spartak 69–71 64–102
Vorwärts Leipzig East Germany 142–131 Poland Wisła Kraków 70–63 72–68
VfL Osnabrück West Germany 128–178 Czechoslovakia Slavia Prague 77–88 51–90
Dinamo Bucureşti Romania 160–171 Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia AŠK Olimpija 100–84 60–87
Automatically qualified to the quarter finals

Quarter finals[edit]

Team 1 Agg. Team 2 1st leg 2nd leg
ASVEL France 139–143 Italy Ignis Varèse 88–73 51–70
AEK Greece 150–108 Belgium Royal IV 76–54 74–54
Levski-Spartak Bulgaria 140–156 East Germany Vorwärts Leipzig 82–81 58–75
Slavia Prague Czechoslovakia 165–146 Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia AŠK Olimpija 95–64 70–82

Semi finals[edit]

Team 1 Agg. Team 2 1st leg 2nd leg
Ignis Varèse Italy 130–132 Greece AEK 78–60 52–72
Vorwärts Leipzig East Germany 133–156 Czechoslovakia Slavia Prague 57–58 76–98

Finals[edit]

April 4, Panathenaic "Kalimarmaro" Stadium, Athens

Team 1  Score  Team 2
AEK Greece 89–82 Czechoslovakia Slavia Prague


1967–68 FIBA European Cup Winner's Cup Champions
Greece
AEK
1st title

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