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Ventspils to play in FIBA Champions League in place of VEF Riga

BC, Riga, 16.06.2017.Print version

Latvian Basketball League runners-up Ventspils will compete in next season's FIBA Champions League tournament in place of VEF Riga, writes LETA.

VEF Riga originally had earned an automatic qualification for the tournament as domestic league champs, but declined.

Ventspils also played in the FIBA Champions League last season after domestic league champs Valmiera, and runners-up VEF Riga both declined an invitation.

As reported, VEF Riga swepts Ventspils 4-0 in the Latvian Basketball League

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