Don’t drag us into NBBF crisis, Gombe Bulls tell FIBA *Warns against denying them ticket

Champions of the 2018 Kwese Premier League, Gombe Bulls Baskrtball Club have told the African regional body of FIBA that they should not be dragged into the lingering leadership dispute of the Nigeria Basketball federation, NBBF

Chairman of the club, Ibrahim Saad said yesterday in reply to a letter written to the club by Julien Farran,  Competitions Manager, Africa of FIBA that players and teams in the Kwese Premier including Gombe Bulls are only interested in playing basketball and not politics.

The Gombe side had written to the Abidjan office of FIBA Africa, intimating it that few days to the commencement of the Zone 3 qualifiers for the Club Championship which they qualified for, they are yet to get any information from Zone three whch is headed by a key member of the Musa Kida faction of the NBBF.

In response however, FIBA through Mr Farran directed Gombe Bulls to write through the NBBF which it communicates with, despite plea from the club that they have been kept in the dark concerning registration for the qualifiers.