Al Wehda Mecca (SBL) tabbed experienced 54-year old Morocco coach Said El Bouzidi for new season. El Bouzidi has coached for the last two years at AS Sale in Moroccan league. He helped them to win the league title despite they ended the regular season at the second place.
U.S. Embassy and AS Sale Basketball Club Announce Morocco’s participation in NBA’s Basketball Africa League. April 2, 2021 – The U.S. Embassy in Morocco today joined with the Association Sportive de Sale to announce the club’s participation in the NBA’s Basketball Africa League (BAL), a partnership between the NBA and the International Basketball Federation – and the NBA’s first formal collaboration in creating a basketball league outside of North America.
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ABOUT THE BASKETBALL AFRICA LEAGUE. The Basketball Africa League (BAL), a partnership between the International Basketball Federation (FIBA) and the National Basketball Association (NBA), is a new professional league featuring 12 club teams from across Africa. The BAL builds on the foundation of club competitions FIBA has organized in Africa and marks the NBA’s first collaboration to operate a league outside North America.
The Basketball Africa League is Africa's premier men's basketball league. The league consists of twelve teams, each qualified through their domestic competition, similar to the format of the UEFA Champions League. The league is a joint effort between the National Basketball Association and International Basketball Federation with sponsorship from Nike, Air Jordan and Pepsi. Its inaugural season started with the qualifying rounds in October 2019 and the regular season in May 2021. The competition
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The Basketball Africa League inaugural season will tip off Sunday, May 16 at the Kigali Arena, with 12 teams from across Africa competing including Angola, Egypt, Morocco, Nigeria, Senegal and Tunisia as well as Algeria, Cameroon, Madagascar, Mali, Mozambique and Rwanda.
Douanes qualified for the Basketball Africa League by winning the 2019 Senegalese Nationale 1 title with 14 wins and two defeats over the course of a 16-game season. History: AS Douanes was founded...
The inaugural 12-team Basketball Africa League (BAL) is finally set to tip off in Kigali, Rwanda, on May 16. Here is ESPN's guide to all the teams in the NBA-affiliated tournament.