Fortitudo Bologna returned to LegaBasket

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Fortitudo Bologna defeated Ferrara on Sunday (91-79) and officially secured the top spot in the Eastern Division of Serie A2.

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The Italian team improved to 24-3 and clinched promotion to the 2019/2020 LegaBasket.

This is the first time in 10 years that Fortitudo Bologna will play in the top league of the Italian Basketball.

The club was relegated to the fourth-tier league in 2009, due to financial problems.

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