Metro: the duel between August 25 and Miramar will open the tournament that gives way to promotion

Basketball is back and it’s the turn of The subway, the promotion tournament Uruguayan Basketball League, which will bear the name of “100 years of Athletic Union” and which will begin on July 30 with the meeting between August 25th Y Miramar from 20:15.

The competition will be attended by 12 teams. On Saturday they will play Cordón – Verdirrojo, and later, Lagomar- Danubio. On Monday it will be the turn of the duel between Tabaré-Larre Borges and Stockolmo-Colón; Those in charge of closing the first date will be Unión Atlética- Sayago on Tuesday at 20:15.

Of these, the best four will qualify directly for the quarterfinals while the remaining eight will compete for a place in the quarterfinals. Both in the round of 16, as well as in the quarterfinals and semifinals, the teams will define the series to the best of three games.

All matches, at least until the semifinals, will take place on the Larre Borges court. Those who triumph in the semifinal keys will be promoted to the Uruguayan Basketball League 2021/2022, which will begin in October of this year.

Danubio builds an interesting roster

Lagomar will be the first to deal with Danube Saturday at 9:30 p.m. The team led by Guido Fernández will have the incorporation of the Argentine Martín Chervo, from Club Echagüe de Paraná (team of the Argentine National League).

Regarding national chips, he will have Nicolás Andreoli, who last season wore the Cordón shirt; Mathías Nicoletti, who will play for the fourth consecutive year and will be the captain; Sebastián Álvarez; Nicolás Rossiello; Santiago Fernández and Damián Mujica. It will also have reinforcement with Alex López as an unnamed tab and with Luciano Panells who will occupy one of the Sub 23 chips.