Lithuanian Basketball Federations voids foreign player status for Ukrainians

2022-03-02 16:16
Credit: FIBA
Credit FIBA

Lithuanian Basketball Federation announced that its voiding foreign player status for every Ukrainian player.

In addition to this, the usual taxes in such cases won't be applied as well. This means that from now on, Lithuanian clubs of every division can sign an unlimited number of players with Ukrainian citizenship.

This decision will be valid until the end of the 2021-22 season, but it could be extended if it is agreed upon in future meetings.

Furthermore, if Ukrainian basketball players' family members would decide to flee from Ukraine, while those players would remain to defend their country, the Lithuanian Basketball Federation encourages its members to accommodate escaping family members. 


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