Iraqi player joins Swedish Basketball League

Baghdad ( – Iraqi basketball player Ali Amer Talib has signed a one-season contract with the fourth quarter team in Helsingborg, Sweden, which competes in the Swedish Basketball League (SBL), the first professional basketball league in Sweden.

“Being a professional player in Europe is a new experience that will add to his sporting achievements,” Talib said in a statement to the Iraqi News Agency (INA).

Talib revealed that he is looking forward to making the most of this experience, in terms of developing his skills and techniques, as basketball is advanced in Europe.

“If we can put all our pieces together, we will get amazing results. I like the relationship between all the players, we are more of a family than a team. I hope I can help the team look better this season. I will always put the team first,” Talib said.

“Ali is a player who brings a lot of two-way energy to the pitch. A real leader on the pitch who will put the pressure on in defence. I love having him with us,” the coach said. fourth quarter team.

“I hope to return to the Iraqi league in the future, but it will depend on the offers available,” Talib told INA.

“The club has a big ambition this season to be a serious title contender. Team Fourth Quarter has signed contracts with three American professional players,” Talib clarified.

Talib explained that he was looking to help the team and be a reason to win the title this year.

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