Bentil in action for Reims. Photo Courtesy: Remi Wafflart

Versatile Ghana Forward will be in action tonight for Champagne Chalons-Reims against Bourg in the French Pro A Basketball League.

The home tie is a challenging one for Reims since the side needs a win against one of the top performing sides in the league.

Following an 84-90 loss to Le Mans in the previous round, Reims heads to tonight’s game ranked 15th in the 18 team league.

On the other hand, Bourg is in the upper half of the standings in sixth place; the team beat Hyerese-Tolou 99-88 in the last round to inch closer to the top five.

In the loss to Le Mans, Bentil registered 10 points with his performance dropping after a blistering end to the first half of the season.

The team needs to win avoid falling into the relegation spots and need Bentil and top scorer Martin Hermannsson to be at their best.

Iceland international Hermannsson replaced Bentil as lead scorer recently with 13.4 points per game while Bentil is averaging 12.8 points.

By Yaw Adjei-Mintah
@YawMintYM on Twitter


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