The Santiago Martín pavilion will host this weekend the Endesa Tenerife 2020 Super Cup that will face the teams TD Systems Baskonia – Barça in the semifinals on Saturday, starting at 5:30 p.m., and Real Madrid – Iberostar Tenerife, at 8:30 p.m. hours. The grand final will be played between the winning teams of the semifinals on Sunday the 13th starting at 5:30 p.m.
The president of the Cabildo de Tenerife highlights «the strong support that the island corporation has given to this important competition, which is a new opportunity for our island to promote itself abroad as a magnificent venue to host events of international relevance, as we have been demonstrating with other major sporting events and other events.
Martín regrets that the consequences of the pandemic have prevented the public from attending to enjoy the matches that are going to be held, although he remembers that «the fact that we can hold this competition in Tenerife allows us to send a message of responsibility in the face of the new situation , security, optimism and something of the normality that we are all looking forward to recovering ”.
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For his part, the first vice president of the Cabildo, Enrique Arriaga, highlights «the planning to the millimeter and the strict protocol that is being implemented at all times so that this competition can be held with all the security guarantees for all the people involved in a event of this category, which will allow us to host very high-level basketball on the island, with the conditions of non-attendance from the public that we must comply with”.
Arriaga emphasizes the important effort that has been made by the Cabildo de Tenerife to be able to host this Super Cup, “quite a challenge due to the special circumstances in which we find ourselves. Our greatest wish was that basketball fans on our island and abroad could enjoy this show during the weekend, we have tried until the last minute but, finally, it will be the media that will bring the best basketball to the fans”.