Gombe Bulls is a Nigerian professional basketball team located in Gombe State. The team competes in the Nigerian Premier League.[1][2]

Gombe Bulls
Gombe Bulls logo
LeaguesNigerian Premier League
Founded1985; 36 years ago (1985)
LocationGombe State, Nigeria
Championships1 (2018)
WebsiteOfficial website

HistoryEdit

The team participated in the 2017 FIBA Africa Clubs Champions Cup, which was the first time the team played in the top continental league in Africa. The Bulls finished 11th with a 2–5 record.

In 2018, Gombe won their first ever Nigerian title after defeating Kwara Falcons in the final.[3]

HonoursEdit

Nigerian Premier League

  • Champions (1): 2018
    • Runners-up (1): 2017

In African competitionsEdit

FIBA Africa Clubs Champions Cup (1 appearance)

2017 – Preliminary Round

Notable playersEdit

Note: Flags indicate national team eligibility at FIBA sanctioned events. Players may hold other non-FIBA nationality not displayed.

Criteria

To appear in this section a player must have either:

  • Set a club record or won an individual award while at the club.
  • Played at least one official international match for their national team at any time.
  • Played at least one official NBA match at any time.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Kano Pillars, Gombe Bulls renew rivalry in Final 8 showdown". Dami Ugbane, Kwesé. ESPN. 8 September 2017. Retrieved 21 September 2017.
  2. ^ "DStv Basketball League, Week 11 results". newfanzone.wordpress.com. NEWFANZONE. 24 May 2014. Retrieved 21 September 2017.
  3. ^ "Gombe Bulls win 2018 Kwese Basketball League, get N20m prize". Daily Trust. 9 October 2018. Retrieved 6 October 2019.

External linksEdit