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Umberto Gandini – Fear is a major factor among decision-makers

Part two of our video interview with Umberto Gandini, senior Italian sports business and administration figure and president of Lega Basket. In this interview Gandini discusses the potential for basketball clubs to go under if revenues dry up because of the Covid-19 crisis, and the possibility of tax relief to encourage companies to continue sponsoring sport.

To view part one, click here.

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