SEP 00] COVENTRY CRUSADERS NEWS
Crusaders Slam-Dunked By Fuel Crisis
Crusaders have fallen victim to the fuel crisis, with all national
fixtures being called off this weekend.
English Basketball Association announced today that they are
cancelling competitions across the board, despite the petrol blockades
have done this because there are too many parts of the country still
affected by the crisis to make an attempt to hold a programme of
Bupa Crusaders were scheduled to play at home in the Coventry Sports
and Leisure Centre on Saturday at 7.30 pm.
was to be their first leg of the National Trophy competition,
involving all NBL Conference and Division One teams.
the first round of the competition the teams are placed in pools of
team plays each other twice - home and away. Other teams in the
Crusaders’ pool are Westminster, Kingston, and Inter Basket London
who the Crusaders beat last weekend.
Bupa Crusaders next scheduled home game will be
30 September when they face Manchester.
Coventry Quality Cats will also debut at the Coventry Sports Centre
that night with tip-off at 5 pm.