The Anyang KGC Ginseng Corporation professional basketball team departed for Taiwan this morning to represent Korea in the 스포츠토토 42nd William Jones Cup International Basketball Tournament.
KGC will be making its second appearance in the William Jones Cup after qualifying for the 34th edition in 2012 as champions of the 2011-2012 season.
The William Jones Cup will be held at the Heping Basketball Gymnasium in Taipei, Taiwan, for nine days from December 12th to 20th in a single-round robin format, with the final standings determined by the number of points won.
A total of nine teams from eight countries, including KGC, Taiwan (A and B), Qatar, the Philippines, Japan, Iran, the United States, and the United Arab Emirates (UAE), will participate in the tournament, and KGC will play eight games in nine days, starting with the first game against the UAE on the 12th.
Meanwhile, KGC Ginseng Corporation Taiwan will participate as an official sponsor of the William Jones Cup following the 2012 tournament, providing in-kind support for health functional products (red ginseng) and brand marketing for Asian basketball fans.
For more information, please visit the KGC Ginseng Corporation Professional Basketball Team Secretariat and the team’s official SNS.