Afroleague Basketball : Civil Defender Will Shock ASS of Morocco In The 2nd Leg of 1/4 Final – Coach
By Niyi Busari
Nigeria representative in the 2019 African Basketball Club Champions League, Civil Defender coach, Paul Gonbwer has expressed optimism of beating the African defending champion in the second leg of the competition in Morocco.
Despite Civil Defender and AS Sale of Morocco 69-69 draw in the first leg on Sunday in Abuja, the experienced coach insisted that if they can hold the African champion to a draw in Nigeria nothing will stop them from progressing into the semi-final.
In his words: “We need to work on our free throws, it costs us a lot of points in first leg match in Abuja, if this is taken care of, then we can beat them in frint of their home fans.”
“Though they are more experienced and technically sound than my players but our never-say-die attitude will see us through to the semifinals come June 14.
Nigeria Basketball League champion, Civil Defender will slug it out with AS Sale of Morocco in the second leg of the Afroleague competition on 14th April 2019.