Kano Pillars Center Romeo Enan is set to feature at the FIBA Arica Club Championship in Egypt after helping the side to win the just ended FIBA Zone Three Africa Championship held in Lome, Togo. Pillars successfully defended its title and aided fellow Nigerian side Customs secure qualification to the championship by beating ASPAC in a decider.
Enan, who is back in Ghana, is in line to compete at the main championship for the first time after several failed attempts with his former Ghanaian club, Braves of Customs.
The Ivorian and 2015 Ghana Basketball Awards Tertiary Player of the Year winner is delighted about the prospect of playing against clubs from other zones on the African continent.
“I feel good and very excited as any player will be to compete at this level. And I will do my best to help the team go far” he said in an exclusive interview with Basketballghana.com after touching down in Accra.
His former side Braves, was due to compete at the tournament but failed to show up due to administrative issues. Its female side and runner up in the male division, Tema Youth, also failed to make the trip rendering Ghana without a representative at the Championship.
Elan Sportif of the Republic of Benin finished in 3rd-place while hosts Modele, ASPAC of Benin and AS NIGELEC of Niger finished fourth, fifth and sixth.