Police Guard Martey on a drive v Braves.

The 2019 Accra Basketball League (ABL) Playoffs will commence on Friday, November 8 Basketballghana.com can confirm.

The Lebanon House Court in Tudu will host the first round of games which are to be played in single elimination formats in the Men’s Division I and Women’s Division respectively.

Winning teams will compete in the Finals in a three game series; Prisons Court in Cantonments will host games in the postseason.

Defending champions Braves of Customs will compete against close rival Tema Youth in the first round in a clash between the first seed and fourth seed respectively.

Braves recently returned from competing in the Basketball Africa League qualifiers in Cotonou, Benin; the team missed out on progressing to the next stage.

Ghana Fire Service plays second seed Adenta Leopards to wrap up games in the Men’s Division first round. Leopards missed a golden chance to beat Braves in the regular season; Customs went unbeaten in the regular season.

Braves play Reformers of Prisons and Ghana Police Service take on Ghana Fire Service in the Women’s Division.

Reformers v Braves (Green) in a previous game.
Leoaprds (black) v Galaxy in CAP7 Tournament.
Police v Galaxy (all white)
Fire (Red) v Warriors
Fire (white) v Braves

By Yaw Adjei-Mintah

@YawMintYM on Twitter


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