The final phase of the ‘Euroleague Basketball Adidas Next Generation Tournament’, The so-called junior Euroleague, which was to be held in parallel to the Final Four of the competition that will be played between May 28 and 30 in Cologne (Germany) will finally be played in L’Alqueria del Basket de Valencia between June 3 and 6.
The impossibility of organizing non-professional tournaments in that country due to the health restrictions of COVID 19, led to the Euroleague to look for another headquarters and finally the quarry facility of the Valencia Basket, which in the last three seasons has hosted qualifying tournaments for this final phase.
The junior team of the Valencian club has received one of the five invitations that the organization had to grant for this eighteenth edition of the tournament.
The other four have been for him ASVEL Villeurbanne, Red Star Belgrade, Stellazzurra Roma and Zalgiris Kaunas, while Barcelona, Real Madrid and Mega SoccerBet Belgrade they qualified by winning the previous tournaments.
The eight teams will be divided into two groups of four, which will play a round-trip format during the first three days of the tournament. The two group winners will meet in the final on Sunday 6th to crown the continental U-18 champion.
In group A the Real Madrid, Red Star, Zalgiris and ASVEL, while in B will be the Mega Serbian, Barcelona, Italian Stellazzurra and Valencia.