Fifteen clubs, including the first-team winner returning to the elite – Kzarny Sobsek, have been licensed to play in the league in the 2021/22 season. The only team that last season participated in the Energa basketball league without a license was MKS Dąbrowa Górnicza – the Polish Basketball League Board of Directors reported.
A conditional license has been granted to PGE Spójnia Stargard, who reached the quarter-finals last season.
The Energa Basketball League in the 2021/2022 season will include: Anwil Włocławek, Arged BMSlam Stal Ostrów Wlkp., Asseco Arka Gdynia, Enea Astoria Bydgoszcz, Enea Zastal B.C. Zielona Góra, Grupa Sierleccy-Czarni Słupsk, GTK Gliwice, HydroTruck Radomazą, King Szcór Wcrusk Tcrusk
MKS may appeal to the Appeal Committee of the Polish Basketball Association within seven days. As written on the team’s website from Dąbrowa Górnicza, performance in the league is not in danger: “Please note that not obtaining the license is associated with technical problems. We will use the appeal option to complete all formalities. Our game in the Energa Basketball League is still unchallenged.
In June, Dąbrowa completed the formation of the Polish team, which will be led by former coach Jacek Winnicki, among others the Polish women’s national team, Lotus Gdynia and Olsk Wroclaw basketball players, who worked with MKS in 2017-2019.
The PLK match schedule will be announced by July 28. The season will open on September 1 Polish Suzuki Super Cup match between Arged BMSlam champion and National Cup winner Enea Zastal. The main season is scheduled to begin the next day.