The President of VTB United League Sergey Kushchenko commented on early termination and cancellation of the season, the Euroleague and Eurocup.
We remain in the same office in the Euroleague, the Eurocup. So, a basketball affair, we’ve been waiting for this season, is transferred to the next. All clubs now have an idea where to play and how to form a team. And just today opened the European market. For players playing in Europe, the fight begins.
— A very correct decision of the Euroleague. And it should be noted that he tried until the end to save the season. I think that the key point was the health of all participants. For VTB United League — is a serious challenge for the first time in the history of the three clubs will represent us in two seasons in a row, and it is clear that the Euroleague does not forgive mistakes — this is a very good competition, — quotes Kushchenko source.
Recall that the Euroleague has announced that the season-2019/20 will not be finished because of the pandemic coronavirus. None of the teams will be declared champion, a change in the composition of participants is not provided. Russia in the tournament are CSKA Moscow, Khimki Moscow region and St. Petersburg “Zenith”.