Basketballghana.com can confirm AS Police has become the latest team to clinch a domestic league title after bagging a spot to compete in the Basketball Africa League (BAL) later this year.
Police bagged the title in Mali after recording a 91-87 win over Attar in overtime to sweep the Finals Series. The series concluded this past weekend with Police recording 68-67 and 60-58 wins in the previous games in the series.
It was a double league win for Police as its Female outfit topped the Women’s Division thanks to a 48-37 win over Djoliba in Game 5 of the Finals Series.
By winning the league title, Police joins the likes of Patriots in Rwanda who topped their domestic league as they prepare to compete in the inaugural edition of the BAL.
The BAL is tentatively scheduled to run from December 5 to December 18 at the Kigali Arena in Rwanda with 12 teams competing against the likes of Nigeria’s Rivers Hoopers and Egypt’s Zamalek.
By Yaw Adjei-Mintah
@YawMintYM on Twitter