Photography for thegrindpr at NBA Africa in November 2014 by Jeremy Glyn

Basketball Africa League (BAL) President Amadou Gallo Fall has delivered a message of support to health workers directly involved in the battle against the Corona Virus.

The novel virus has caused major damage around the world on a pandemic level with several industries including the sporting industry ground to a halt.

BAL President Fall

The Virus at the time of writing has infected over three million people around the world with over 2000 cases of infection reported in Ghana.

Fall delivered the message via the BAL twitter page recently after urging all stakeholders in basketball to stay indoors as much as possible to stop the spread of the Virus.

Photo Courtesy: FIBA.com

“Discipline is one of the key values of the sport (Basketball)…We are standing in solidarity with Africa’s health care workers, community leaders and everyone else affected by this pandemic” he said.

Tunisian Champions US Monastir qualified to compete in the BAL

The first ever BAL season was due to commence in March this year but has been suspended until further notice due to the Corona Virus outbreak. 12 teams from all over Africa were scheduled to compete across the Savannah Conference and Nile Conference.

By Yaw Adjei-Mintah

@YawMintYM on Twitter

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