In a statement, FIBA announced on Tuesday that a minute’s silence will be observed at its competitions this week as a tribute to those affected by the devastating earthquakes in Turkey and that Gaziantep’s match against the Merlins for the Europe Cup will go ahead as normal. .
In detail, the announcement:
“FIBA Europe extends its deepest condolences to those affected by the recent earthquake in Turkey and Syria, as well as to the victims.
Under these circumstances, FIBA was ready to postpone all matches involving Turkish teams.
The FIBA Europe Cup match between Gaziantep and HAKRO Merlins Crailsheim will be played as originally scheduled on Wednesday in Germany, following the Turkish club’s request.
The FIBA Women’s EuroBasket 2023 qualifiers, in which the Turkish national team is participating, will not be affected.
EuroLeague Women and Euro Cup Women games will also not be affected, with action continuing after the qualifying window.
A minute’s silence will be observed at all FIBA matches in memory of those affected by the earthquake.”
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