Sunday, June 4, 2023

Unicaja loses 300,000 euros for not going to the final

In addition to the sadness of losing to Telekom Bonn and losing the option to play the final next Sunday at 8:00 p.m., he Unicaja He was left without another very important added prize such as 300,000 euros that they will not reach the green and purple coffers after their defeat against the German team.

When the Los Guindos club became official a couple of summers ago the pass from the Eurocup to the FIBA ​​Basketball Champions League, many critical voices spoke of a step back in sports. From the green entity it was always explained that economically it was a good decision to change course, especially if the team was capable of reaching the Final Four of the competition. Although now he will have to settle for a smaller prize.

FIBA distributes various economic prizes in this Final Four in Malaga based on sporting results. Thus, for winning the semifinal, the organization distributed 300,000 euros to each of the two winners of Friday’s matches.

For Sunday, the team that wins the duel for third and fourth place will pocket 100,000 euros, while the jackpot will go to the champion of this Final Four, who will have a loot of 600,000 euros, which together with the 300,000 on Friday is 900,000 euros. A very juicy economic bag for being the champion of this Basketball Champions League 2022/2023.

Unicaja, before starting this Final Four He had won almost 100,000 euros for his sports prizes throughout the first phase, the Round of 16 and the quarterfinal play-offto which they can add another 100,000 more if they defeat Tenerife this Sunday in third and fourth place.


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