ABA League Presidency and Management conducted a meeting with Second Division clubs in Belgrade
At the meeting of the Presidency and the Management of the ABA League j.t.d, which took place on 30 August 2017 at the Crowne Plaza Hotel in Belgrade, all of the current themes on the agenda were discussed with a goal of preparing for the 2017/18 season as well as possible.
A series of decisions were made that will be placed on the agenda of the ABA League j.t.d. Assembly on 22 September 2017 in Bar. Also, all of the regulations were adjusted in accordance with the decisions of the ABA League j.t.d. Assemby, that took place on 24 July 2017 in Belgrade.
Besides the preparations for the 2017/18 season, the emphasis in the work of the Presidency of the ABA League j.t.d. was on organization of the Second Division of the ABA League, Super Cup and junior tournaments – competitions that will take place for the first time in the 2017/18 season and that will have a significant impact on creating an ideal ambience for progress and popularization of basketball.
Within the preparations for the Second Division of the ABA League, the ABA League j.t.d. Presidency and Management have undertaken the meeting with the representatives of the ten clubs, that will be members of this competition next season (Borac, Bosna Royal, Dynamic, Krka, Lovćen, AV Ohrid, Rogaška, Split, Teodo and Zrinjski Mostar). In an exceptionally constructive atmosphere, all segments of the competition (Propositions, calendar, PR and marketing), that will contribute to fostering the quality of the regional basketball, were analysed.
The other two members of the Second Division of the ABA League will be given after the qualifyiers, that will take place between 27 and 29 September in Laktaši and Sutjeska, Primorska, Vršac, as well as the winner of the pre-qualifyers for the BiH clubs (Sloboda Tuzla, Mladost Mrkonjić Grad, Široki).
The Presidency of the ABA League j.t.d. has determined that the preparations for the organization of the ABA Super Cup, that will take place between 20 and 23 September in Bar, are going according to the plan and that the tournament, at which Budućnost VOLI, Cedevita, Cibona, FMP, Mega Bemax, Mornar, Partizan NIS and the host team Mornar will participate, will represent an ideal overture for the 2017/18 season.
The ABA League j.t.d. Presidency has concluded that everything has been done in order for the ABA League j.t.d. to warrant the reputation of the elementary driving force of the development of basketball in the region.