Bidaideak Bilbao will begin the defense of the Copa el Rey chair basketball against Econy Gran Canaria


Bidaideak Bilbao will begin the defense of its throne in the Wheelchair Basketball King's Cup against Econy Gran Canaria, according to the draw held this Monday for the 46th edition of the tournament that will be held at the El Plantío Sports Center in Burgos from February 23 to 25.

The draw was carried out despite the fact that there is still one team left to complete the eight that will compete in the Burgos venue and that will face UCAM Murcia in the quarterfinals, which will emerge after the postponed duel between Amiab Albacete and Servigest Burgos that It will be January 30. If the team from Albacete wins, Fundación Aliados de Valladolid will qualify; if the winner is the team from Burgos, it will be the one who plays the cup match.

On the other hand, Amiab Albacete, current league and European champion, but which has resisted this trophy in the last two editions, was paired with Iberconsa Amfiv, and could have revenge for the last final against Bidaideak , champion in 2022 and 2023, in the semifinals if they win their tie.

In addition, Ilunion, the most successful with 19 titles, will face Amivel Reyes Gutiérrez in the quarterfinals, currently sixth in the Division of Honor, and the winner will meet UCAM-Fundación Aliados/Servigest Burgos.

As happened in the last edition, the Copa del Rey will be played over three days, with the quarter-finals taking place on Friday the 23rd, the semi-finals on Saturday the 24th and the final on the morning of Sunday the 25th to crown the champion of a competition that can be followed entirely through RTVE Play and Teledeporte.