Accra Basketball League (ABL) Director Alex Kukula has opined the league frowns on physical and verbal attacks and would take the necessary steps to ensure the safety of all involved in the league is upheld.
He said this in an exclusive interview with Basketballghana.com in the wake up of a reported brawl involving players and coaches of TUSK Foundation and Ghana Army Basketball Club on Thursday, October 7 at the Prisons Court in Cantonments in Accra.
In a crucial Group B game in the ABL Men’s Division II, TUSK beat Ghana Army 61-59 to take pole position in the race to qualify to the playoffs.
“The Division 2 match between Army and Tusk played on Thursday the 7th of October at the Prisons Court ended with Tusk coming out winners in a very exciting group decider.
What happened after the match though left much to be desired. Verbal and physical attacks are actions the league frowns on. The league is looking into the incident and all players and officials found flouting the rules will be severely dealt with.
We apologize to our fans for those unsavory scenes and will work to stop such occurrences at our games. The league will communicate its findings to all and it will be without prejudice to any other legal action individuals will take” Kukula stated.
Basketballghana.com gathers the incident has been reported to the ABL Disciplinary Committee and investigations are ongoing.
Three games are scheduled to be played out later today in the Women’s Division and Men’s Division I at the same venue.
By Yaw Adjei-Mintah
@YawMintYM on Twitter