#okeuro Final Four, informations and referees

The 53rd Euroleague will be hold in Oporto (Portugal) in Dragao Caixa (2000 seated places), the second city of Portugal after Lisbon, saturday 12th may and sunday 13th may. It is the third time that Oporto hold a Final Four: the first in 1999-2000, FC Barcelona won 3-2 against host team, the second 2012-2013, SL Benfica won on overtime against Porto 6-5. It’s the sixth final four organized in Portugal: the two times in Porto, 2001-2002 in Guimaraes, 2005-2006 Torres Novas and 2015-2016 in Lisbon. FC Porto won 2 times champions cup in 1986 (defeated Novara) and in 1990 (defeated Noia): they don’t raise up a euroleague cup from 28 years. Sporting won a Champions Cup in 1977, instead Reus won 8 times, Barcelona won 21 times. Reus is the holder of the title, thanks to the last win 1 year ago against Oliveirense in Lleida (Spain); Barcelona didn’t win since 2015 (in Bassano).

All the three matches will be broadcasted live in YOUTUBE by our channel CERHTV (www.youtube.com/cerhtv). For live television broadcasting, Porto Canal will produce the #f4okeuro. In Portugal the games  will be broadcasted live from Porto Canal and RTP 2 and Internacional. LAST UPDATE 10/5/18: RTP won’t broadcast any semifinals. In Spain Tv3 Catalunya (Esports3) will broadcast as Barça TV, following Barcelona’s games.

SEMIFINALS – 12th May 2018
12.30 – FC Porto (PT)  x Sporting CP (PT)
15.30 – Reus Deportiu (SP) x FC Barcelona (SP)

FINAL – 13th May 2018
12.30 – Winner of the two semifinals

On Friday evening will take place the “training sessions” for adaptation to the rink according to the following schedule:

17.30 – Sporting CP (PT)
18.00 – Reus Deportiu (SP)
18.30 – FC Barcelona (SP)

At 17.30 CERS-RH will handle a meeting with all team Delegates and the designated Referees

For the matches to be played in this event, the designated the following European International Referees:

Oscar Valverde and Alberto Lopez from Spain;
Paulo Rainha and Joaquim Pinto from Portugal;
Alessandro Eccelsi and Filippo Fronte from Italy.

LIVE PRESS CONFERENCE IN OUR CHANNEL CERHTV

Friday in Dragao Caixa at 19.00 all the media and press are invited to Press official opening of Final Four with the coaches of all the 4 partecipating teams. Live streaming through Youtube www.youtube.com/cerhtv

All the live press conference will be broadcast through Youtube www.youtube.com/cerhtv

SPECIAL COVERAGE FOR CERS-RH WEBSITE AND SOCIAL NETWORKS

CERS-RH will follow entirely final four with a special coverage of press team in social network and in the section of Cers Cup www.cers-rinkhockey.eu/euroleague . As always there will be the Official Live Scoring.

Live Flash Interview after the match, Live videos from the rink and live scoring in our Facebook Page and Twitter Page

For Live Press Conference we will use our Youtube Channel

 

OFFICIAL HASHTAG #f4okeuro and #okeuro

FINAL FOUR

12:30
EUROLEAGUE 2017-18 – FINAL FOUR
Dragao Caixa – Oporto (Portugal)

Match #61 – Semifinal #2 – FC Porto (PT) x Sporting CP (PT)

15:30
EUROLEAGUE 2017-18 – FINAL FOUR
Dragao Caixa – Oporto (Portugal)

Match #60 – Semifinal #1 – Reus Deportiu (SP) x FC Barcelona (SP)

12:30
EUROLEAGUE 2017-18 – FINAL FOUR
Dragao Caixa – Oporto (Portugal)

Match #62 – Final – Winner Match 60 v Winner Match 61