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Participating clubs confirmed for EuroLeague Women and EuroCup Women 2019-20 season

MUNICH (Germany) - The clubs who will be participating in EuroLeague Women and EuroCup Women during the 2019-20 season, including those looking to secure a ticket through Qualifiers, have now been confirmed.

EuroLeague Women 2019-20

A total number of 19 clubs have registered for EuroLeague Women, with 13 direct places in the Regular Season and 3 further places to be determined by 3 Qualifiers pairings of 2 clubs each. 

The Qualifiers will be played over two legs, home and away.

Clubs with a direct place in the Regular Season:

UMMC Ekaterinburg (RUS)
Fenerbahce (TUR)
Lyon ASVEL Feminin (FRA)
Sopron Basket (HUN)
ZVVZ USK Praha (CZE)
Famila Basket Schio (ITA)
Spar Citylift Girona (ESP)
TTT Riga (LAT)
Mithra Castors Braine (BEL)
Dynamo Kursk (RUS)
Cukurova Basketbol (TUR)
Tango Bourges Basket (FRA)
BC Nadezhda (RUS)

Clubs with a place in the Qualifiers:
Botas SK (TUR)
BLMA (FRA)
Aluinvent DVTK Miskolc (HUN)
Arka Gdynia (POL)
Umana Reyer Venezia (ITA)
Olympiacos SFP (GRE)

In order to respect the Regulations for the EuroCup Women and play the EuroCup Women Regular Season in two geographical conferences, those clubs playing the Qualifiers will be split into 2 pots according to their geographical proximity to those conferences.
One pot of 2 teams will feed into the EuroCup Women Conference 1 and they are Botas SK and Arka Gdynia. Meanwhile in the other pot which will feed EuroCup Women Conference 2, the clubs with the highest number of points accumulated per club in the 3-year ranking will be seeded and drawn against the 2 unseeded teams. BLMA (seeded), Umana Reyer Venezia (seeded), Olympiacos SFP (not seeded), Aluinvent DVTK Miskolc (not seeded).

The seeded clubs will play the return leg of the ties at home. The winners of the Qualifiers will progress to the Regular Season of the EuroLeague Women. The losers will automatically be seeded for the Regular Season of the EuroCup Women in the respective Conference.

EuroCup Women 2019-2020

A total of 38 clubs have registered for EuroCup Women. Additionally, 3 clubs will join the competition from the EuroLeague Women Qualifiers, making it a total of 41 clubs in EuroCup Women.

The Regular Season will be played with 40 teams comprising of 10 groups of 4 clubs. A Qualifiers pairing, to be played over two legs - home and away, will be played to reduce the number of clubs for the Regular Season to 40.

The clubs will be divided into 2 conferences, which to the maximum extent possible, are based on geographical proximity, but also depend on the number of the clubs registered per country.

Conference 1: There will be 19 direct places in the Regular Season and 1 place will be decided by one a Qualifier pairing of two (2) clubs.

Loser ELW Qualifier Conference 1
PBC MBA Moscow (RUS)
Sparta&K Moscow Region Vidnoje (RUS)
Enisey Krasnoyarsk (RUS)
Galatasaray SK (TUR)
Hatay BB (TUR)
Besiktas JK (TUR)
Orman Genclik ve SK (TUR)
KP Brno (CZE)
CCC Polkowice (POL)
KS AZS AJP Gorzow WLKP (POL)
Artego Bydgoszcz (POL)
MBK Ruzomberok (SVK)
A3 Basket Umea (SWE)
Lulea Basket (SWE)
ACS Sepsi-SIC (ROU)
Neve David Ramla (ISR)
Tsmoki-Minsk (BLR)
BC Prishtina (KOS)

The remaining clubs playing in the home-and-away Qualifiers are: Spartak MO Noginsk and Kayseri Basketbol 

Conference 2: The 20 places in the Regular Season will be allocated as follows:

Loser ELW Qualifier Conference 2- Pairing 2
Loser ELW Qualifier Conference 2- Pairing 3
Flammes Carola Basket (FRA)
Roche Vendee Basket (FRA)
Landes  (FRA)
Uni Gyor MELY-UT (HUN)
Atomeromu-Tarr KSC Szekszard (HUN)
VBW CEKK Cegled (HUN)
PEAC Pecs (HUN)
CB Avenida (ESP)
AE Sedis Basquet (ESP)
Valencia BC (ESP)
Lointek Gernika Bizkaia (ESP)
Basket Hema SKW (BEL)
Basket Namur Capitale (BEL)
VOO Liege Panthers (BEL)
Herner TC (GER)
Rutronik Stars Keltern (GER)
BCF Elfic Fribourg  (SUI)
Olivais Futebol Clube (POR)

Details regarding the seedings for the upcoming Regular Season Draws for both EuroLeague Women and EuroCup Women will be published during coming days.

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