Ilorin – Coach Steve Onishola of the Kwara female basketball team, Kwara Falcons, on Monday assured that the club would make it to the Premier League, next season.
Onishola, who is also the Technical Adviser of the Kwara Basketball Association (KBA), disclosed this in Ilorin.
According to Onishola, the Falcons will begin their journey towards qualifying for the Premier League through the National Division One championship scheduled for Gombe between Dec. 17 and Dec. 23.
The Falcons at the league would compete in the Atlantic Conference alongside Police Bombers, NAF Rockets Chariots, Ondo Raiders, Abia State, Imo Valliants, Raptures of Lagos and O.S. Lions.
The Savannah Conference has Civil Defence, Zuma Rockets, Benue Braves, Ahip Giants, Gombe Bulls, Jigawa Rocks, Dashon Mambers, Yobe Desert Stars and Pyramids of Kano.
Onishola said that the Kwara Amateur Basketball Association, in conjunction with the Kwara Basketball Veterans, had made frantic efforts to ensure that the Falcons gain promotion to the Premier League, next season.
He noted that Falcon’s qualification would ensure that the state returned to the mainstream, where it belonged before now.
The two teams, one each from the two conferences, would qualify for the 2013/2014 prestigious DStv Premier League season. (NAN)