Descriptionthe President of VTB United League Sergey Kushchenko© Vladimir Gerdo/TASS
MOSCOW, June 15. /Offset. TASS Andrei Kartashov/. The new season of basketball VTB United League may start before the usual term – in the second half of September. About TASS said the President of the League Sergey Kushchenko.
On Monday, the Directorate of VTB United League has received the necessary guarantees, including financial, from all participants in the season-2020/21 will play 13 teams.
This demedina the VTB United League has received financial guarantees of participation from all 13 clubs
“I have an idea, and we will discuss with the clubs starting the season early. Maybe a couple of weeks – somewhere in the second half of September. We all a very long time without basketball, said Kushchenko. – It is clear that we will closely look at the sanitary-epidemiological situation in the regions and other countries. But now a lot of questions. If we start the season with the audience or there are limitations – we will monitor how the situation develops”.
On 27 March, the League has announced the early completion of season 2019/20 because of the threat of the spread of coronavirus, the tournament Directorate decided that the champion will not be determined.
VTB United League brings together the clubs from Russia and Eastern Europe. The Russian basketball Federation has delegated to the League the right to host the championship. Apart from Russian clubs, the tournament involved teams from Kazakhstan, Belarus, Poland and Estonia.