Zenit is in the EuroLeague for the first time!

Today St. Petersburg club received a wild card of the main basketball tournament in Europe.
«Зенит» впервые сыграет в Евролиге!

Zenit has become the 18th team of the new season of EuroLeague. It is the first time when Petersburg will meet the tournament.

In the regular championship, teams will play with each other in a circular system. The eight best teams will reach the quarterfinals of the tournament. At this stage, the teams will play a series of up to three victories; the winners of the pairs will enter the Final Four.

Director general BC Zenit Alexander Tserkovny:

— Congratulations to St. Petersburg and all our fans with the Euroleague! There is a very interesting season ahead and unforgettable battles against the best basketball teams in Europe. Now our common task is to do so in order to justify the trust shown by the Euroleague. We are looking forward to overcrowded arena at every match and great support of our fans!

EuroLeague is the main European basketball tournament among professional men's clubs from countries that are members of FIBA ​​Europe. The championship was founded in 1958. The most titled EuroLeague club is Real. Club became champion 10 times. In 2019, CSKA won the trophy.