Veteran Ghanaian Guard Alhaji Mohammed will compete in the maiden season of the Basketball Africa League (BAL) Basketballghana.com can confirm after the 38 year old signed for Tunisian Giant US Monastir.
Mohammed was born in the US but is of Ghanaian descent and will represent the West African nation in the NBA-FIBA Africa competition. Ghanaian side Braves of Customs competed in the BAL qualifiers but missed out on making it to the main competition.
Mohammed was in Ghana and was one of the Coaches at the Pops Mensah-Bonsu Camp held in the country’s capital, Accra in 2019.
The BAL commences on March 13 in Dakar, Senegal with games in the Savannah Conference; competition in the Nile Conference takes place in Monastir on March 20.
Monastir is scheduled to compete in the Nile Conference alongside Nigeria’s Rivers Hoopers, Zamalek from Egypt, Ferroviario do Maputo from Mozambique, FAP from Cameroon and Patriots from Rwanda competing.
Mohammed graduated from the University of Louisville and has played extensively in Europe for teams in Netherlands, Germany and Spain.
By Yaw Adjei-Mintah
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