1966–67 FIBA European Cup Winners' Cup

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1966–67 FIBA European Cup Winners' Cup
League FIBA European Cup Winners' Cup
Sport Basketball
Finals
Champions Italy Ignis Varese
  Runners-up Israel Maccabi Tel Aviv
FIBA European Cup Winners' Cup seasons

The 1966–67 FIBA European Cup Winners' Cup was the inaugural edition of FIBA's 2nd-tier level European-wide professional club basketball competition, contested between national domestic cup champions. It was contested by 19 teams, and it ran from December 1966, to April 1967. Ignis Varese defeated Maccabi Tel Aviv, in the final, to become the competition's first champion.[1]

Participants[edit]

First round[edit]

Team 1 Agg. Team 2 1st leg 2nd leg
Duvbo Sweden 0–4* Romania Dinamo Bucureşti 0–2 0–2
Juventud Kalso Spain 225–95 Portugal Benfica 107–38 118–57
Helsingin Kisa-Toverit Finland 149–206 Poland Wisła Kraków 77–97 72–109
Morocco 0–2** Italy Ignis Varese 0-2

*Duvbo withdrew before the first leg and Dinamo Bucureşti received a forfeit (2-0) in both games.

**Originally, the champion of the Moroccan Cup was drawn to play against the Italian Champion, but no team of the North African country was designated to play this competition. Therefore, Ignis Varese received a forfeit (2-0).

Second round[edit]

Team 1 Agg. Team 2 1st leg 2nd leg
Dinamo București Romania 144–152 Belgium Royal IV 86–70 58–82
Diekirch Luxembourg 170–210 Czechoslovakia Spartak ZJŠ Brno 69–94 101–116
Ignis Varese Italy 160–111 France Nantes 81–43 69–68
İTÜ Turkey 129–155 Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Partizan 71–75 50–80
Juventud Kalso Spain 182–121 Netherlands Flamingo's Haarlem 84–49 98–72
Maccabi Tel Aviv Israel 172–162 Greece Aris 101–71 71–91
Gießen 46ers West Germany 141–206 Poland Wisła Kraków 77–106 64–100
Botev Bulgaria 153–147 Austria Handelsministerium 83–74 70–73

Quarterfinals[edit]

Team 1 Agg. Team 2 1st leg 2nd leg
Royal IV Belgium 154–179 Czechoslovakia Spartak ZJŠ Brno 76–88 69–91
Ignis Varese Italy 159–128 Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Partizan 83–55 76–73
Juventud Kalso Spain 152–152* Israel Maccabi Tel Aviv 101–69 51–83
Wisła Kraków Poland 127–147 Bulgaria Botev 75–52 60–87

* After a 152 aggregate drew, a third decisive game was held in which Maccabi Tel Aviv won 75–51.

Semifinals[edit]

Team 1 Agg. Team 2 1st leg 2nd leg
Spartak ZJŠ Brno Czechoslovakia 136–142 Italy Ignis Varese 83–84 53–58
Maccabi Tel Aviv Israel 158–128 Bulgaria Botev 91–60 67–68

Finals[edit]

Team 1 Agg. Team 2 1st leg 2nd leg
Ignis Varese Italy 144–135 Israel Maccabi Tel Aviv 77–67 67–68
1966–67 FIBA European Cup Winners' Cup Champions
Italy
Ignis Varese
1st title

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