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Russian clubs will not play in the Basketball Eurocup season 2022/23

Jordi Bertomeu

The leadership of the basketball Euroleague announced the list of 20 teams participating in the next season of the second most important tournament in Europe. There were no Russian clubs in it

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Euroleague Basketball has announced the list of 20 teams that will take part in the Eurocup season 2022/23. How informs Israeli edition of Walla Sport, it did not include a single club from Russia.

In the second most important club tournament in Europe, the champion of Ukraine “Prometheus” will perform for the first time, which will play home matches in Riga.

On June 16, a meeting of the Euroleague board will be held, at which a decision will be made to prevent Russian teams from participating in all tournaments of the organization next season.

The head of the Euroleague said it is impossible to exclude CSKA

In May, Euroleague President Jordi Bertomeu said that Russian clubs would most likely not take part in the tournament next year, but noted the ambiguous situation with CSKA Moscow.

“The Army Men are shareholders of the company, and nothing prevents them from being shareholders, so they will remain shareholders of the league,” Bertomeu said. – There are no legal grounds for the withdrawal of CSKA from the Euroleague. But when we talk about participation, it’s impossible for both sides.”

Earlier, CSKA told Euroleague Basketball shareholders that it intends to play next season, despite being excluded from the tournament in the 2021/22 season.

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