Ex-SWAL Boss Gets FIBA Post

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Africa`s basketball governing body, FIBA – AFRIQUE has appointed Liberian sports commentator Fombah Kanneh on its Media Committee.

FIBA – AFRIQUE took the decision recently from its extraordinary Zone 3 Congress held in the Ivorian Capitol Abidjan.

Kanneh is the youngest appointed on the nine-man committee charged with responsibility to work with the media to promote basketball across Africa, along with the responsibility of working with national federations.

Kanneh is a former president of the Sports Writers Association of Liberia, SWAL. He has now moved into youth development and entrepreneurship.

The Liberia Basketball Association, (LBA) recommended Kanneh for the post.

In a related development, FIBA – AFRIQUE has also appointed Liberian Basketball vice president Bruce Quaye member on its legal committee as well as its Secretary-General Allen Goodridge as vice chairman on the finance and sponsorship committee.


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