EuroLeague issues a statement about the relationship between BC Wolves and Dubai
the European League He issued a statement in response to the relationship established by the Lithuanian club BC Wolveswas recently created and will compete in the European Cup and Dubai.
According to the press service of the Emirati city, the headquarters of the BC Wolves team was scheduled to be moved to Dubai to play matches in the “European Basketball League,” in addition to becoming the club’s main headquarters.
#Dubai It will be the headquarters for the matches of the Lithuanian “BC Wolves” team in the European Basketball League. Dubai will also be the main headquarters of the club, which is considered one of the elite clubs in Lithuania and Europe. @DubaiSC pic.twitter.com/iSR4ba2wQh
— Dubai Media Office (@DXBMediaOffice) September 11, 2023
Due to the doubts raised by this move, which was interpreted as the possibility of Wolves playing European Cup matches in Dubai (the team is included in the Joventut Badalona group), the Euroleague issued the following statement:
In light of recent articles published in various media outlets arising from the publication From a blog post by the “Dubai Media Office” on the social media platform European Cup Wolves Vilnius will play all its home matches in Dubai, as part of the FIBA EuroLeague I would like to clarify the following:
- Euroleague Basketball has not received any application from Wolves Vilnius to play None of their home matches were played at the BKT Eurocup in Dubai.
- Therefore, all of BC Wolves’ home matches in the 2023-24 BKT Eurocup will be played in Vilnius, as already scheduled.
- If an official request is received, Euroleague Basketball will evaluate everything properly The implications, not just for Wolves, but for the entire BKT Eurocup.
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