Makugi supports the “Burgundian basket” – Al-Ittihad newspaper

Mohammed Syed Ahmed (Abu Dhabi)

Galen McCuji, the 27-year-old American basketball player, arrives tomorrow, “Saturday”, to join Al-Wahda, to be the second foreigner in the team until the end of the season, along with his compatriot Hamid Tariq Ali, and the contract with McCaughey coming after failing American Orlando Cook, who played just two games, before being dumped.
“Al Annabi” counts on Makogi to be a prominent defensive and offensive axis capable of making a difference with the team that has played 7 games this season and occupies the fifth place in the league.
The team coach, Nidal Al-Bakri, stated that the change of the second foreigner came after standing on Cook’s level and the conviction that he could not provide the addition sought by the team, so the trend came to contract with Makuji, who wished . play important roles with the team during the remaining matches of the second and third rounds and the season in general.
Al-Bakri said: We were also able to contract with Hussein Omar, one of the stars of the national team, and he has a good experience, and was established with Al-Wehda in Al-Baraem and Cubs, before the game was canceled, and represented a number of clubs, and it is a prominent wing that represents an addition also with the team, which we hope will be his return, after the interruption, and achieve positive results.
And about the team’s results in the previous period, he said: We started preparing late on the first of September, and we couldn’t participate in the cup in which the season was launched, and we were able to attract a few players from Al Jazeera. , Bani Yas, Al Dhafra and Al Ain, who canceled basketball for the men’s category, to be the core of a new team. For men, we organized a four-a-side tournament at the beginning of the season in which the team participated. , to raise the degree of harmony between the players, and we played the first two matches in the league without the professionals who arrived before the third match in which we won over Al Wasl, and in the fourth match against Sharia we gave a good return , and we lost by 5 Points, then we saw that the professional did not meet the aspirations, and we played against Al-Nasr with one foreigner, and we won the match, and we continued to rely on one professional in the second round against Al -Ahly youth, and we hope the team will be in the best condition over the next period.
The coach of Al-Wahda Basket considered that the break period is useful for the team as he works with his technical staff to raise the degree of harmony between the players, during the training, and he hopes that this will be reflected in the performance. in the matches and the results, especially after the polarization to raise the efficiency of the team.


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