VTB United League issued a statement which confirmed that because of the threat of the spread of coronavirus suspend the season 2019/2020.
“FIBA, under the auspices of which is the VTB United League previously announced the suspension of all ongoing tournaments due to pandemic coronavirus since March 13. Despite the fact that official documents of the League did not, after discussion with the clubs, and given the situation in the European and world sports, especially in basketball, the leadership of the League decided to suspend the season 2019/2020. Also in League with an open letter addressed to the players, concerned about the health of the participants of the championship, which the League could not ignore.
At the moment in the country — participant of the championship of Estonia declared a state of emergency in connection with the threat of the spread of coronavirus. In addition, many players, team officials and referees of the League were numerous contacts with foreign clubs from Italy, France, Germany, Spain, and other countries, announced a dysfunctional situation with the spread of coronavirus infection (COVID-19).
For the League the players, fans and all participants of the championship is in the first place. However, the League plans to resume the championship, when will develop a safe situation for all”, — said the press service of the tournament.