This weekend is a pivotal one for FIBA Africa’s Executive Board with elections slated to take place to select new members of the continental body for the next five years.
The present Board’s four year term has come to an end and new executives are expected to be elected to fill several positions.
The major event is to be held in Mali’s capital Bamako today and Sunday, June 23 with FIBA’s top brass in including President Horacio Muratore in the West African nation to observe proceedings.
The last General Assembly will take place and key topics are in line to be discussed following the conclusion of Hamane Niang’s term.
Top of the issues to be discussed is the upcoming Basketball Africa League competition due to start in 2020 as a joint venture between FIBA and the NBA.
Winners from 12 high profile leagues on the continent will participate in the maiden edition including those from Egypt, Tunisia and Nigeria.
The positions for Treasurer and President of Competitions and Technical Council are also open.
By Yaw Adjei-Mintah
@YawMintYM on Twitter