The United League Super Cup will be held in Moscow in September, Euroleague clubs will be able to participate in the tournament – Korstin

The United League Super Cup will be held in Moscow in September, Euroleague clubs will be able to participate in the tournament – Korstin

The VTB United League Super Cup will take place in Moscow towards the end of September; it is possible that foreign teams playing in the Euroleague will participate in the tournament, said the general director of the tournament in an interview with . Ilona Korstin .

Last year, CSKA, Krasnodar Lokomotiv-Kuban, Zenit from St. Petersburg, UNICS from Kazan, MBA club from Moscow, Paris Nizhny Novgorod, Turkish Fenerbahce and Besiktas competed for the Super Cup.

— In recent years, the start of the championship has preceded the Super Cup. Last year, eight teams participated in the tournament, is the same format expected this year?

“We realized that the eight-participant format was quite difficult. We are planning to have six teams participate in the tournament. At the same time, we want the Super Cup to remain an international competition. We are now exploring the possibility of playing foreign teams and we share a mutual interest with them. The tournament will take place in Moscow towards the end of September.

— There is information that Euroleague teams can play for the Super Cup.

— We want our tournament to be of a high sporting level, which is why we communicate with the clubs playing in the Euroleague. And they also have an interest in making the Super Bowl. Of course, it will also be very interesting for Russian participants in the tournament to compete with the best teams in Europe. Negotiations are ongoing at this stage,” Korstin told .

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Source : MatchTV

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