One month after playing the first final in its history in the LF Endesa Queen’s Cup, at Valencia Basket once again an opportunity is presented to him to release his record. The taronja are already in Szekszard (Hungary), where this Friday begins the Final Four of the Women’s Eurocup. If they lift the trophy, Valencia Basket would not only achieve their first title, but would also become the first Spanish team to win the Eurocup. A double challenge as exciting as it is complicated.
The first test for the team he leads Ruben Burgos will arrive this Friday, April 9 (8:00 p.m.) with the semifinal duel against French Carolo Basket. The team led by Romuald Yernaux beat Ciudad de La Laguna Tenerife (77-59) in the group stage and fell to Lointek Gernika (50-57) in the bubble played precisely in Valencia. For the duel against Carolo Basket, the international Laura Gil It is a doubt due to a muscle injury in the biceps femoris of the right leg.
In the case of overcoming the semifinal, Valencia Basket would face the winner of the match between Italian Reyer Venezia and host team KSC Szekszard. The title match will be played on Sunday the 11th at 7:30 p.m. Before, at 4:30 p.m., the match for the third and fourth place of the Eurocup 2020-21 will take place.
For this season the Eurocup has recovered the Final Four format to determine the champion as it did in its first three editions. In the first one, held in Samara (Russia), SPAR Gran Canaria was runner-up. Perfumerías Avenida, on two occasions, and Spar Girona are the other two teams in the Endesa Women’s League that have reached the semifinals of a Eurocup that last year left the place of champion vacant.
Schedules and TV
Semifinals (Friday, April 9)
- Reyer Venezia vs KSX Szekszard (5:00 p.m.)
- Carolo Basket vs Valencia Basket (20: 00h)
Final and third and fourth place
- Semi-final loser 1 vs semi-final loser 2 (16:30)
- Semi-final winner 1 vs semi-final winner 2 (19:30)
* All matches will be broadcast live by the FIBA YouTube channel. Valencia Basket matches will also be offered by À Punt.