RADES(FIBA Africa Champions Cup 2017) - Nigerian side Gombe Bulls basketball will be making their debut at the FIBA Africa Champions Cup set to take place from December 11-20 in Rades, Tunisia with the hope to spring some surprises.
The Gombe based-side earned their rights to partake in this year's FIBA ACC thanks to a Second-Place finish at the FIBA Africa Zone 3 Qualifiers and, the player-caller is optimistic that the Bulls are out to create some surprises.
Muhammed - a former captain of Nigeria D'Tigers- insists the team is not under "any kind of pressure being debutant but will surely compete".
"I am confident that we will not be a spectator when the competition gets underway but other teams should expect some upsets".
"Being a debutant has somehow remove pressure from our shoulders as we are not known as a continental heavyweights, but the players are eager to prove a point that our qualification is not a fluke," Muhammed concluded.