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Euroleague: Asvel-Olympiakos postponed

The match of the 10th day of the men’s Euroleague which should have pitted ASVEL on Friday evening (8:45 p.m.) against Olympiakos by former Villeurbannais Livio Jean-Charles at Astroballe has been postponed due to several cases of Covid -19 in the Greek camp.

Still beaten in the Euroleague, last Friday at home by Zenith Saint Petersburg (63-53), ASVEL, corrected two days before this defeat against the Russians by Red Star Belgrade (89-68), already on its parquet floor, was keen to find the Astroballe as quickly as possible to try to stop the bleeding. This was good, because the calendar had provided Tony Parker’s proteges a new chance at home, next Friday against Olympiakos, after a trip this time, scheduled the previous Wednesday, in the hall of the Alba Berlin. , another team with ASVEL and Khimki Moscow to count only one success in the competition.

History does not say for the moment whether the Villeurbanne will manage to rebuild their health against the Germans and obtain their second victory in seven games and after five defeats in this duel between poorly classified. On the other hand, One thing is certain: to regain success at the Astroballe, the reigning French champions, who are also in bad shape in Jeep Elite, will have to wait. Friday night’s match (8.45 p.m.) against Olympiakos will not take place on the date initially scheduled. It has been postponed due to several cases of Covid-19 in the Greek camp, announced Olympiakos on Monday, announcing that it would not make the trip to the Rhône at the end of the week, just as it will not face Barcelona next Wednesday, while ASVEL will travel to Berlin.

In the same way, the former Villeurbanne Livio Jean-Charles will not immediately find this room of the Astroballe that he knows by heart. While he had one year of contract at ASVEL, the French international interior had chosen to play his exit clause to join Athens and Olympiakos Piraeus, three times crowned in the European Cup queen. The Guyanese had committed for two years with the assurance of doubling his salary. The reunion with ASVEL promised to be very hot. They won’t intervene right away.

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