European Women`s Basketball League (EWBL) is created for the professional teams from Central, Eastern and Northern Europe.
Our aim is to offer clubs high quality games and attractive competition format. EWBL is the first international league who organize the regular season in three stages, while reducing travel and accommodation costs.
EEBL format is based on the European Youth Basketball league – FIBA approved international competition which last season featured almost 300 teams from 29 countries.
The 2016 Final Four was played April 16-17 at the Daugavas sports hall in Riga, Latvia. TTT Rīga (9-0) earned the first EWBL title with a 81-67 over Basket Gdynia. Kristen Mann received the MVP award.
Players: Anda Eibele, Laura Puriņa, Ieva Kūlīte, Rūta Veidere, Baiba Eglīte (UTEP), Sydney Carter (Texas A&M; Atlanta Dream), Ieva Krastiņa, Zenta Meļņika, Kate Aizsila, Kristen Mann (University of California Santa Barbara), Liene Priede (Missouri), Sigita Džarcāne, Digna Strautmane. Head coach Aigars Nerips, coach Jānis Nešpors, doctor Līga Folkmane, strength and conditioning coach Viktors Lācis (Wichita State), manager Edijs Eglītis.
All Star team 2016: Olga Dubrovina (Astana Tigers), Jelena Škerovic (Basket Gdynia), Ieva Krastiņa (TTT Rīga), Shenita Landry (Kibirkštis Vilnius), Giedre Paugaite (Tsmoki Minsk)
Teams (8): 1182 Tallinn, Astana Tigers, Basket Gdynia, Horizont Minsk, Kibirkštis Vilnius, Olimpia Grodno, Tsmoki Minsk, TTT Rīga.
The 2017 Final Eight was played March 31 – April 2 at the Angels Arena in Košice, Slovakia. Good Angels (10-1) conquered the first title with a 67-44 win over TTT Rīga. Zuzana Žirkova received the MVP award.
Players: Teja Oblak, Zuzana Žirkova, Beata Janoscikova, Barbora Balintova, Sara Majorosova, Romana Stehlikova, Anna Jurcenkova, Lucia Kupcikova, Victoria Alexandria Baugh, Denisa Blanarova, Sofia Katarina Bilikova, Dominika Baburova. Head coach: Peter Jankovic. Coach Radko Dvorscak. Manager Daniel Jendrichovsky.
All Star team: Teja Oblak (Good Angels), Ana Dabovic (Dynamo Moscow), Gunta Baško-Melnbārde (TTT Rīga), Aishah Sutherland (TTT Rīga), Carolyn Swords (Basket 90 Gdynia)
Teams (12): Astana Tigers, Avangard Kiev (NEW), Pszczolka Polski-Cukier AZS UMCS Lublin (NEW), Basket 90 Gdynia, Good Angels (NEW), Horizont Minsk, Istanbul University (NEW), Kibirkštis Vilnius, Tsmoki Minsk, TTT Rīga, Vega 1/Liepāja (NEW), Dynamo Moscow (NEW).