ABL Director Alex Kukula

Accra Basketball League (ABL) Director Alex Kukula has pointed out that the Ghana Basketball Conference is long overdue.

He opined this in an interview with Basketballghana.com as preparations continue for the inaugural edition of the Conference via Zoom later this month. A set date will is to be announced this week.

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“I will say this has been long long overdue because of the issues we are having with the game right now. Though there a lot more people in the game, we are not seeing any improvement and we have pockets of improvement somewhere but others are stagnant so I think it’s high time we came together maybe critique ourselves and find ways of improving the game” he said. (Click highlighted text to watch full video)

ABL Chairman Ayitey Bulley (left), Kukula (right)

Since taking over as Director of Ghana’s premier basketball league three years ago, Kukula with corroboration from the ABL Chairman Aytitey Bulley have made positive efforts to improve the league. A three game series to determine the winner of the league has been well received.

Ghana’s Braves of Customs v Pythons (green) in the 2019 Basketball Africa League qualifiers Photo Courtesy: FIBA.com

Winners of the 2019 Men’s Division I, Braves of Customs, competed in the Basketball Africa League (BAL) qualifiers but missed out on progressing to the main competition.

By Yaw Adjei-Mintah

@YawMintYM on Twitter

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