BETTING RWANDA The Basketball League of Africa will end its inaugural season in May 2 years ago Iwo Bulski Post Views: 612 The Basketball Africa League (BAL) announced that the league’s historic inaugural season will tip off Sunday, May 16 at the Kigali Arena in Kigali, Rwanda, with 12 teams from across Africa competing in the new professional league. The BAL, a partnership between the International Basketball Federation (FIBA) and the National Basketball Association (NBA) (www.NBA.com), builds on the foundation of club competitions FIBA Regional Office Africa has organized on the continent and marks the NBA’s first collaboration to operate a league outside of North America. The first BAL Finals will be held Sunday, May 30. The BAL will implement robust health and safety protocols for the 12 teams and personnel traveling to Rwanda, based on guidance from the World Health Organization and the Africa Centres for Disease Control and Prevention, with advice from public health officials and medical experts. “We are thrilled that the inaugural Basketball Africa League season will take place at the world-class Kigali Arena. Through the BAL, we will provide a platform for elite players from across the continent to showcase their talent and inspire fans of all ages, use basketball as an economic growth engine across Africa, and shine a light on Africa’s vibrant sporting culture.” – said BAL President Amadou Gallo Fall. “We are extremely happy to finally launch the highly anticipated first season of the BAL. FIBA and the NBA have been working closely together to develop protocols to address the health and safety of all players, coaches and officials. The experience of hosting the FIBA AfroBasket 2021 Qualifiers in Rwanda late last year will contribute to a safe and successful inaugural BAL season.” – said FIBA Africa and BAL Board President Anibal Manave The league today also announced an adjusted competition format for the inaugural season, which will feature a total of 26 games at the Kigali Arena. The competition will tip off with an 18-game group phase with the 12 teams divided into three groups of four. During the group phase, each team will face the three other teams in its group once. The top eight teams from the group phase will qualify for the playoffs, which will be single elimination in all three rounds. Source: europeangaming.eu About Post Author Iwo Bulski Issues related to the gambling business is engaged in more than 30 years. My empirical experience gives me the opportunity to present events and companies from this business with full knowledge and industry knowledge. See author's posts Iwo BulskiIssues related to the gambling business is engaged in more than 30 years. My empirical experience gives me the opportunity to present events and companies from this business with full knowledge and industry knowledge. Facebook Twitter LinkedIn Email Print Tags: Basketball Africa League, Kigali Arena Continue Reading Previous GRA and Mauritius Turf Club War threatens the future of HorseracingNext South African punter wins R416,790 at Hollywoodbet More Stories BETTING KENYA Betting firms warn proposed tax will drive up black market 4 days ago Szarlot BETTING KENYA Nicky Bigfish unveiled as the latest 22Bet brand ambassador 4 days ago Szarlot BETTING NIGERIA KingMakers goes live with EveryMatrix CasinoEngine 4 days ago Szarlot BETTING UGANDA Uganda: Makerere University Student Fakes Own Kidnap After Losing Fees in Sports Betting 4 days ago Samuel EXPERTS RWANDA dLocal secures payment service licence for Kenya and Rwanda 6 days ago Szarlot BETTING NIGERIA Family divided as 19-yr-old wins N38m from gambling 6 days ago Samuel BETTING NIGERIA How Online Betting Is Evolving In Nigeria 1 week ago Szarlot BETTING KENYA How Ronald Karauri Turned SportPesa Into A Betting Giant 1 week ago Szarlot BETTING WORLD NEWS Slotegrator expands footprint in Europe and LatAm with Barbara Bang 2 weeks ago Iwo Bulski BETTING MOZAMBIQUE BtoBet goes live in Mozambique with new Placard deal 2 weeks ago Samuel BETTING GHANA Sports betting said to be affecting academic performance of male students 2 weeks ago Szarlot BETTING GHANA Pragmatic goes live with Soccabet in Ghana 2 weeks ago Iwo Bulski Leave a Reply Cancel replyYour email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *Comment * Name * Email * Website Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment. Δ This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.