The Turkish Basketball Federation (TBF) on Monday canceled all basketball leagues and introduced the season wouldn’t resume as a result of Corona Virus outbreak.
Speaking at a press convention, TBF President Hidayet Türkoğlu stated the leagues had been ended and the champion wouldn’t be declared, including that relegation was canceled for this yr.
Türkoğlu stated the choice to finish the leagues was taken unanimously with the golf equipment. According to Türkoğlu, 13 out of the 16 golf equipment in males’s top-tier league and 11 out of 13 within the girls’s voted to finish the leagues.
He stated the ultimate rankings of the top-tier leagues could be officialized within the upcoming days.
An identical choice was introduced by the Turkish Volleyball Federation (TVF) earlier Monday. TVF President Mehmet Akif Üstündağ stated the volleyball league has ended and that the present rankings could be closing, including that no champion could be declared.
“Our guidelines say play-offs determine the champion. No playoff recreation has been performed, so we will’t declare a champion. The present rankings, nevertheless, might be closing and official,” he stated.
All soccer, basketball and volleyball matches had been postponed on March 19, after Turkey confirmed its first Corona Virus case.
However, the Turkish Football Federation (TFF) stated final week that the leagues would resume on June 12. The announcement has sparked a heated debate over security issues.