Tema Heat’s chances of landing the services of veteran Point Guard Patrick Gomerli are slim following revelations regarding the player’s schedule at the ongoing Zone Three FIBA Africa Champions Cup in Cotonou, Benin.
Basketballghana.com can confirm Gomerli’s team-Braves of Customs-will be involved in its final clash at the tournament with Herbel Pointers of Liberia on Saturday, December 8 at 12 noon.
The fixture comes just a little over 24 hours prior to Heat’s Game 3 matchup against Nungua Coldstore in this year’s Tema Community Basketball League Finals.
The three game series is tied heading to Sunday’s matchup which tips off at 17:30 GMT at the Tema Community 4 Court.
Heat won Game One 63-58 after trailing for most parts of an exciting game but was handed a beat down in Game 2 as Coldstore walked away with an 86-56 win.
Gomerli’s experienced play was sorely missed in the blow out loss as Heat couldn’t neutralize Nungua’s threat from the perimeter.
Heat is battling for its maiden Tema Community League title.
By Yaw Adjei-Mintah
@YawMintYM on Twitter