Virtus Bologna and Olimpia Milano will battle for the 2020-2021 Italian Basketball League title with the Game One of the series set to be played out on Saturday, June 5.

Ghanaian-Italian International Small Forward Awudu Abass plays for Bologna and is in line to face his old team in the fight for the league title.

Abass with teammates after Game 3 win over Brindisi Photo Courtesy: Bologna

During his two year stay with Milano, Abass won the league title in 2018 before moving to Germani Brescia and spending two more years there. He moved to Bologna prior to the 20202-2021 season.

Game 2 and Game 3 of the Finals Series is slated for June 5 and June 7 respectively and both teams head to the finals on the back of sweeping series wins at the semifinal stage beating Venezia and Brindisi in the process.

CREMONA, ITALY – AUGUST 29: Awudu Abass of Virtus Segafredo Bologna takes a free shot during the Italian Supercup match between Vanoli Cremona and Virtus Segafredo Bologna on August 29, 2020 in Cremona, Italy. (Photo by Marco Mantovani/Getty Images)

Finding playing time hard to come by in the regular season, Abass averaged 6.3 points and 2.8 rebounds off the bench but has featured as a starter throughout the playoffs.

In his final season with Bresica, Abass averaged 14.1 points, 1.3 assists and 4.4 rebounds.

By Yaw Adjei-Mintah

@YawMintYM on Twitter


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