|08 March 2010|
At a press conference held prior to the EuroLeague Women All Star Game in Gdynia, Poland, FIBA Europe announced on Monday that the city of Valencia will host the 2010 EuroLeague Women Final Four which will take place from 9-11 April.
Ros Casares will play host to their three opponents, Spartak Moscow Region, UMMC Ekaterinburg and Wisla Can-Pack Krakow.
"Ros Casares are one of the most experienced and professional clubs in EuroLeague Women," commented FIBA Europe President George Vassilakopoulos.
"I am sure that they will host another great edition of the EuroLeague Women Final Four.
"I am looking forward to seeing the best teams in Europe playing out the championship in the beautiful city of Valencia"
"The EuroLeague Women Final Four is the highlight of an already exciting EuroLeague Women season." added FIBA Europe Secretary General Nar Zanolin.
"Thanks to our TV agreement with Eurosport 2, fans in more than 50 countries will be able to follow this great event on TV.
"With Ros Casares Valencia we have a very ambitious and storied team as a host and I am sure that this will help make this Final Four an unforgettable experience for all of us."
Ros Casares last hosted the EuroLeague Women Final Four in 1993 when they were known as Dorna Godella.
They won the event that year, defeating Societa Ginnastica 66-58.
Ros Casares are next in a long line of worthy hosts after Salamanca in 2009, Brno in 2008 and Spartak Moscow Region in 2007.
The two Russian sides Spartak Moscow Region and UMMC Ekaterinburg face each other in the first Semi-Final while hosts Ros Casares take on Polish side Wisla Can-Pack Krakow in the other.
Both Semi-Finals are played on Friday 9th April with the game for third place and the Final following on Sunday 11th April.
Find out more about the EuroLeague Women Final Four on www.fibaeurope.com