Tuesday 17th October, 2017
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NBBF warns clubs against unapproved leagues

NBBF warns clubs against unapproved leagues

The Nigeria Basketball Federation (NBBF) has warned all clubs invited for the final 6 play-off of the Kwese Premier Basketball League slated to hold between 14th and 19th August, 2017 to disregard any invitation from anybody or group of people parading as the NBBF members.

According to the NBBF led by Engr. Musa Kida, the warning became necessary after its attention was drawn to a press release by a body purporting to be Nigeria Basketball Federation inviting the top 6 clubs in both Atlantic and Savannah conferences for conference finals in Lagos and Kaduna respectively.

“While the NBBF had resolved to allow the Kwese Premier league to conclude its regular season during which the out gone board was expected to have briefed the NBBF board on the position and status of the competition, this has not been done. It is imperative to put the records straight that there is only one NBBF which is in charge of administration of Basketball in Nigeria.”

The new NBBF board described as “Unbecoming of the former board of NBBF to continue to abuse the privileges extended to them for the Kwese Premier League regular season.”