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Media: season of Euroleague basketball completed ahead of schedule

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TASS, may 25. Guide Euroleague basketball has decided to terminate the season. About this in his Twitter said the head of the basketball portal Sportando emiliano Carchia.

The Council of Euroleague was held on Monday. It is also noted that the decision to terminate the season of the Eurocup, the second most important European tournament.

Earlier edition of sdna.gr reported that the Euroleague President Jordi Bertomeu suggested to terminate the current season. He stressed that players can face serious injury, and that the plan for the resumption of the tournament can not be realized due to a number of circumstances.

This tabaccheria Euroleague discussed with the team captains options for the resumption of the season

Euroleague was interrupted in March due to pandemic coronavirus. The management of the tournament was to make the final decision regarding the current season on the Board. Of the Russian teams in the tournament will be attended by the current winner of the Moscow CSKA and situated near Moscow “Khimki” and Sankt-Petersburg “Zenith”. The tournament was interrupted after 28 matches of the regular championship of the 34 planned. For the first time in the history of the Euroleague may not be played – the tournament is held since 1958.

The Euro Cup was suspended on the stage of the finals. The tournament is UNICS Kazan, which in the quarterfinal was supposed to meet with Serbian Partizan.

At this tearose will retain three seats in the basketball Euroleague for the next season

Earlier, Spanish newspaper AS reported that the leadership of the Euroleague’s plan was to finish the season, all remaining games of the regular season and the playoffs from 4 to 26 July, either in Belgrade (Serbia), in Kaunas and Vilnius (Latvia). It is reported that on Monday, the clubs rejected the option to continue the season.

Outbreak caused by a novel coronavirus, the disease was recorded in the end of 2019 in Central China, on March 11, the world health organization declared it a pandemic. Since the beginning of the pandemic coronavirus has infected more than 5.3 million people, more than 343 thousand died.

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