Intercontinental_Cup_(basketball)

Intercontinental Cup (basketball)

For the international basketball tournament William Jones see William Jones Cup

The World Cup for Champion Clubs, commonly referred to as the Intercontinental Cup, was a basketball competition endorsed by FIBA to gather the best clubs from the federations affiliated to FIBA (excluding the professional NBA teams) and to officialy decade the best club of the world, contended only by the continets of higher basketball level Europe and America. In 1973 the competition adopted the name Intercontinental cup William Jones to honor the secretary general of FIBA. Intercontinental Cup competition organized between 1966 and 1987. In 1996 FIBA tryed to reborn the competition organizing again the Intercontinental Cup in a best-of-three playoff tournament between the winners of the FIBA European Championship and the winners of the Liga Sudamericana but after this tournament the competition succeeded by McDonald's Championship.

Intercontinental Cup Winners

Year Host City Champion Runner Up / 2nd place 1st match / Final 2nd match 3rd match
1966
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Madrid Ignis Varese S.C. Corinthians 66-59
1967
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Varese, Naples & Rome Akron Goodyear Wingfoots Ignis Varese 78-72
1968
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Philadelphia Akron Goodyear Wingfoots Real Madrid 105-73
1969
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Macon Akron Goodyear Wingfoots Spartak Brno 84-71
1970
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Varese Ignis Varese Real Madrid League
1973
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São Paulo Ignis Varese E.C. Sírio League
1974
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Mexico City University of Maryland Ignis Varese League
1975
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Cantù Forst Cantù Amazonas Franca League
1976
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Buenos Aires Real Madrid Mobilgirgi Varese League
1977
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Madrid Real Madrid Mobilgirgi Varese League
1978
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Buenos Aires Real Madrid Obras Sanitarias League
1979
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São Paulo E.C. Sírio KK Bosna League
1980
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Sarajevo Maccabi Tel Aviv A.A. Francana League
1981
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São Paulo Real Madrid E.C. Sírio League
1982
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Den Bosch Ford Cantù Maccabi Tel Aviv League
1983
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Buenos Aires Obras Sanitarias Jollycolombani Cantú League
1984
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São Paulo Virtus Roma Obras Sanitarias League
1985
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Barcelona FC Barcelona Basketball Monte Líbano 93-89
1986
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Buenos Aires Zalgiris Kaunas Ferro Carril Oeste 84-78
1987
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Milano Tracer Milán FC Barcelona Basketball 100-84
1996
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Venado Tuerto & Athens Panathinaikos Olimpia Venado Tuerto 89-*83 *83-78 *101-76

Titles by club

Titles Team Counrty
4 Real Madrid
3 Akron Goodyear Wingfoots
3 Pallacanestro Varese
2 Pallacanestro Cantù
1 Olimpia Milano
1 Virtus Roma
1 FC Barcelona
1 Panathinaikos
1 Maccabi Tel Aviv
1 Obras Sanitarias
1 Esporte Clube Sírio
1 Zalgiris Kaunas /

Titles by country

Titles Counrty
7
5
3
1
1
1
1
1

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