Astana Basketball Team Trains at Camp in Slovenia

The Astana professional basketball team is currently training at a camp in Slovenia under the supervision of coach Aleksander Trifunovic and the coaching staff in preparation for the 2014-2015 season.

_DSC9465The Astana team won a friendly match 77:60 against the Lasko team from Slovenia on Sept. 4. The Astana team also beat Slovenia’s Rogashka team 90:69 on Sept. 10.

The team’s young playersare gradually being drawn into the team and are beginningto understand the philosophy of head coach Trifunovic. During the first game, Astana players Dmitry Klimov, Rustem Murzagaliev and Maxim Marchuk showed that they are working hard in the training camp to move up to the next level and win a place on the team. During the second game, Jerry Johnson and Anatoly Kolesnikov also showed impressive skills. New recruits J’Covan Brown and Rashid Mahalbashich also exhibited advanced and efficient basketball skills.

Captain Rustam Yargaliev is recovering from his injuries and is also taking part in the general training.


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