According to FIBA 18 clubs have submitted their application for the 16 spots available in the most prestigious women's competition, so four teams will have to play a qualifying round. From our country our team has a secure spot in the cup, while ALIUNVENT-DVTK Miskolc will play qualifiers against the third-ranked Turkish team Izmit Belediyespor.
Spanish side Salamanca have returned to the competition. Basket Landes from France has taken the spot of Montpellier, who have decided not to take part in international competitions. The teams have been ranked according to the international results achieved by the clubs of the country. Thanks to the two consecutive FINAL4 appearances our club occupies the fourth spot behind the Russian-French-Turkish trio.
UMMC Ekaterinburg (RUS, 1)
Lyon ASVEL Feminin (FRA, 2)
Fenerbahce (TUR, 3)
Sopron Basket (4)
Arka Gdynia (POL, 5)
CB Avenida (ESP, 6)
ZVVZ USK Praha (CZE, 7)
Famila Basket Schio (ITA, 8)
TTT Riga (LAT, 10)
Dynamo Kursk (RUS, 1)
Tango Bourges Basket (FRA, 2)
Galatasaray (TUR, 3)
BC Nadezhda (RUS, 1)
Basket Landes (FRA, 2)
In brackets you can see the ranking of the nations according to the international cup achievements in the past three years.
Four clubs, ALUINVENT-DVTK, Turkish side Izmit Belediyespor, the Spanish team SPAR Citylift Girona, and Romanian ACS Sepsi-SIC will play qualifying games in a home and away system, The pairs were made according to geographical location.
ALUINVENT-DVKT Miskolc – Izmit Belediyespor (The loser of the series will go on to Conference 1 of EuroCup Women)
SPAR Citylift Girona – ACS Sepsi-SIC (The loser of the series will go on to Conference 2 of EuroCup Women)
DVTK and Girona will play Game 2 at home.
35 teams have applied for EuroCup Women, including three Hungarian clubs, Atomerőmű-KSC Szekszárd, UNI Győr and VBW CEKK Cegléd.
The draw will be held in Munich on August 17 and you will be able to follow it online.
The Íofficial FIBA Board will have a meeting on September 1st to make decisions about the arrangement and schedule of the competitions due to the pandemic situation.