Gerald Martens unanimously selected the Austrian Basketball Association (ÖBV) on Saturday in Gmunden.
In addition to the Viennese entrepreneur, Haig Asenbauer lawyer and financial scholar Wolfgang Ryba are also new members, comprising Thomas Holzgruber (Vienna) and Karl Winkler (Austria Alta) presidential associations.
According to a shipment, Martens wants his team "sleeves" to exploit the potential of Austrian basketball. "But this is possible only if we combine our resources and resources and throw them together".
Rehabilitation of the planned ABL
In this sense, "the first and most important step" is the Admiral Basketball Bundesliga (ABL) and Second Bundesliga reintegration; therefore, two of the highest male ranks of the association.
According to the note, this measure is welcomed and supported by all the participating clubs. The process must end in more than before 2019/20 season. "
Martens takes over the executive associations of Hubert Schreiner, who has not taken any election for four years. San Pöltner was appointed honorary president by the new council.