Photo Courtesy: can confirm the Basketball Africa League (BAL) game between Egypt side Zamalek and Algeria side GS Petroilers has been postponed.

The postponement was as a result of the organizers measure to fall in with “Health and Safety Protocols” per an official communiqué released in the aftermath of the announcement.

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The contest is to be played out on a yet to be determined date at the Kigali Arena in Rwanda where the NBA-FIBA Africa contest is taking place.

The teams recorded mixed results in their respective games in the opening round of the tournament that commenced on Sunday, May 16.

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GS Petroilers lost 76-94 to AS Douanes from Senegal while Zamalek beat Mozambique’s Ferroviario do Maputo 71-55; another win could put Zamalek through to the quarterfinals.

Patriots Forward Brandon Costner defends in game against GNBC Photo Courtesy: BAL

12 teams representing 12 nations in Africa are competing in the tournament due to end on May 30 and being played in a bubble due to COVID 19 protocols. Home side Patriots Club has two wins in two games thus far.

By Yaw Adjei-Mintah

@YawMintYM on Twitter


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