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MOSCOW, June 15. /Offset. TASS Andrei Kartashov/. Basketball the VTB United League were three licenses to participate in the new season of Eurocup, but only two clubs – “the locomotive-Kuban” and UNICS – filed applications and were able to meet the requirement of the tournament. About TASS said the press service of the Euroleague.
“Lokomotiv-Kuban” from Krasnodar and Kazan UNICS joined the participants of the season 2020/21 Seasons. The tournament will involve 24 teams. Euroleague earlier told TASS that the Competition has to play three of the Russian club.
“In VTB United League were three places to participate in the new season of the European Cup. But there was a situation similar to last year, only two teams have applied or failed to comply with the requirements of the rules of the tournament,” – said the press service.
Also approved a preliminary calendar for the upcoming season and the season of 2021/22. Regular season-2020/21 will be held from September 30 to December 16. The matches of the Top 16 will be played from December 30 to February 3, quarterfinals – from 2 to 10 March, semi-finals from 16 to 24 March, the final series will be held from April 6 to April 14.
Season 2019/20 the Euroleague and Eurocup have been interrupted due to pandemic coronavirus and completed ahead of schedule without determining a winner may 25.