Bentil in action in Game One Photo Courtesy: Olimpia Milano

Ghana Forward Ben Bentil is a league champion for the third time in his professional career after aiding Olimpia Milano win the 2022 Italian Serie A Basketball title.

Milano beat Virtus Bologna 81-64 in Gam6 to clinch the title in a repeat Finals of the 2021 Season that had Bologna win four straight games to clinch the title. Bentil joined Milano early in the just ended season from Turkish side Bahacesehir Koleji Istanbul after an eight game run.

Bentil (extremer left) celebrates title win with teammates Photo Courtesy: Milano

Reacting to Milano’s 29th league title win, the former Dallas Mavericks player wrote on his Twitter page, “Back to Back Championships…Sheesh Thank You Lord”. (Click highlighted text to view message on Twitter)

Photo Courtesy: Milano

Bentil won two league titles with Panathinaikos in Greece before signing for Bahcesehir; his time in Greece had him win the Greek Cup too.

Not long after joining Milano, Bentil helped the team win the Italian Cup to mark back to back seasons for the 27 year old Sekondi native with a League and Cup double.

Bentil (topless) back row celebrates Panathinaikos league title win in Greece Photo Courtesy: Panathinaikos

In the Game 6 win, Bentil played 21 minutes as a starter and registered six points, two rebounds, three assists, a block and a steal.

By Yaw Adjei-Mintah

@YawMintYM on Twitter


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