Egypt Wins Inaugural Basketball Africa League

Egyptian basketball giants Zamalek have won the inaugural season of the Basketball Africa League (BAL) after defeating Tunisia's US Monastir 76-63 in the final at the Kigali Arena, in Rwanda on May 30. Rwanda's Petro de Luanda finished third after defeating Rwanda's Patriots BBC 97-68 in the third place playoff also played at the same venue. Zamalek's Walter Hodge was named the Hakeem Olajuwon BAL Most Valuable Player after leading his team to an undefeated 6-0 record.

Zamalek's Walter Hodge in action against Tunisia’s US Monastir during the Basketball Africa League (BAL) final match at Kigali Arena on May 30,2021.

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