After making history this weekend, Santiago Martín de Tenerife with the conquest of its first national title, the Valencia Basket faces a new appointment with the history books this week. The team led by Rubén Burgos faces from this Tuesday the 21st, with the FIBA ??YouTube channel, the preliminary phase of the Euroleague Women in Schio (Italy).
The LF Endesa Super Champion, current Eurocup champion, wants to climb a new step and qualify for the first time in the top continental club competition. The taronja team plays one of the last two places in play with two historic clubs from the Old Continent: the Italian Beretta Famila Schio and the French Tango Bourges.
A very demanding group that will start with the match that will face Valencia Basket on Tuesday, even with the loss of Bec Allen, with the host team from 7:30 p.m. The Famila Schio is a classic of the Women’s Euroleague. A powerful squad in which, among others, the French center Sandrine Gruda and the Belgian guard Kim Mestdagh stand out.
On Wednesday, the Italian team will close its participation by taking on the Gallic Tango Bourges. Team that will close the group of Schio facing Valencia Basket on Thursday 23 at 18:00. Bourges, three times champion of the Women’s Euroleague, has a very powerful roster made up of players such as the French internationals Sarah Michel and Endy Miyem or the Belgian Elin Eldebrink.
The three teams will play a place in a Women’s Euroleague that already has Perfumerías Avenida and Spar Girona among the 16 participants in the final phase. If Valencia Basket join them, the Euroleague will have three teams from the Endesa Women’s League for the first time since the 2011-12 season.
Romania will host the group made up of the Romanian ACS Sepsi-Sic, the Turkish Kayseri Basketbol SK and the Hungarian KSC Szekszard that will decide the other ticket that is up for grabs in this preliminary phase.
Euroleague Women’s Qualification Schedule
Tuesday 21: VALENCIA BASKET vs Beretta Famila Schio (7:30 p.m.)
Wednesday 22: Beretta Famila Schio vs Tango Bourges (7:30 p.m.)
Thursday 23: Tango Bourges vs VALENCIA BASKET (18:00 hours)
* All matches can be followed live through the FIBA YouTube channel.