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Bilbao named 2022 Basketball Champions League Final 4 host

Bilbao 2022 Basketball Champions League Final 4
Photo: FIBA Basketball

The city of Bilbao, Spain, has been awarded the hosting of the 2022 Basketball Champions League Final 4. The season-ending tournament will be organized from May 6-8, 2022 and signals the first time the arena of a non-participating team is selected as host.

The four teams that will qualify out of the Quarter-Finals will participate in the pinnacle event of Basketball Champions League’s sixth season, which will be played in a single-game knock-out format over the first week of May in Bilbao, the 10th largest city in Spain. The games are set to take place in the Bilbao Arena (10’000 seating capacity), regular home court of Surne Bilbao Basket.

As part of this host city announcement, the logo of the 2022 Basketball Champions League Final 4 has also been unveiled.

Bilbao 2022 Basketball Champions League Final 4 logo
Photo: FIBA Basketball

The Round of 16 started on January 25 and will conclude on March 23, 2022. A Draw will determine the Quarter-Finals, that will be played over the month of April, and Final 4 brackets and will take place on March 25. The event will be livestreamed on championsleague.basketball.

The Semi-Finals will be played in Bilbao on May 6, with the Third-Place Game and Final scheduled for May 8.

The event will be organized in accordance with the FIBA Return to Play Protocol and the relevant regulations applicable by the Spanish authorities. The decision concerning the presence of fans in the arena will be taken at a later stage and in accordance to the rules and regulations set by the Spanish official authorities.

A media accreditation portal will be opened on Tuesday March 15. Ticketing information will be announced soon after the draw.

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