ABA League 2 Pre-qualifying tournament in Laktaši
The pre-qualifying tournament for the second division of ABA League, only for the clubs of BiH will take place between 15 and 17 September in Laktaši and will be organized by ABA League j.t.d.
After a huge interest has been shown by the BiH clubs to take places in the second division of the ABA League and due to the fact that the clubs of BiH could not agree with their domestic basketball federation to organize the pre-qualifying tournament, ABA League j.t.d. has reached a decision to help the clubs and take over the organization. In accordance with its principles, ABA League j.t.d. has been led by the interests of clubs and the regional basketball in general on this occasion as well.
Sloboda Tuzla, Široki Brijeg and Mladost Mrkonjić Grad will be the teams participating at the pre-qualifying tournament. The playing system will be round robin and the winner of the tournament will gain the right to participate at the ABA League second division qualifying tournament.
In the 2017/18 season, the teams participating in the second division of the ABA League will be Borac, Bosna Royal, Dynamic, Krka, Lovćen 1947 Cetinje, AV Ohrid, Rogaška, Split, Teodo Tivat and Zrinjski Mostar. The remaining two participants of the second division of the ABA League will be given at the qualifying tournament, that will take place between 27 and 29 September in Laktaši, where Sutjeska, Primorska, Vršac and the winner of the pre-qualifying tournament for the BiH clubs will participate.
All of the games of the pre-qualifying tournament for the BiH clubs will be played at 17:00 in the following schedule:
Široki Brijeg - Mladost Mrkonjić Grad (17:00)
Sloboda Tuzla - Široki Brijeg (17:00)
Mladost Mrkonjić Grad - Sloboda Tuzla (17:00)