As affiliated clubs of Basketball Scotland you should have all received an email (please see copy below) from Kevin Pringle, CEO, confirming “Postponement of All Basketball Scotland Competitions” with immediate effect.
Therefore, in line with our governing body, SLBA are postponing all SLBA competition with immediate effect.
Remaining league games and cup finals
The SLBA Executive Committee will monitor this situation and advise clubs in due course.
We will provide a further update should this situation change.
Following message from Kevin Pringle:
Subject: COVID-19 Coronavirus Update / 13 March 2020 #2 – POSTPONEMENT OF ALL BASKETBALLSCOTLAND COMPETITIONS
POSTPONEMENT OF ALL BASKETBALLSCOTLAND COMPETITIONS
Dear Club Secretary,
Further to our earlier statement, things have moved significantly today and, following feedback from a number of clubs and a number of self-isolations being highlighted across various clubs, basketballscotland are postponing all basketball with immediate effect. The health and safety of all our players, coaches, officials and spectators is of paramount importance. Please take the steps to inform those affected the decision as quickly as possible, particularly those due to participate this evening.
This has been a really challenging decision to take and we appreciate the impact it may have on clubs ahead of the weekend. We remain available to support clubs as much as possible.
basketballscotland will continue to monitor the current situation and will inform of any updates.
We wanted to communicate this as quickly and clearly as possible.
There will be more information to follow.
Please keep safe.