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Wed, 13 Apr 2016 19:49 - Updated Wed, 13 Apr 2016 19:45

Basketball: Yanick Moreira to play for UCAM Murcia of Spain

Luanda - The Angolan international basketball Yanick Moreira will play until the end of the season in Spain with UCAM Murcia, of the professional league of Spanish basketball, ANGOP learned from a member of Petro de Luanda, Artur Barros.

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According to him, the player is still bound to the club and its loan to Spanish team was the most viable solution to keep him in competitiveness.

The 24-year old basketball player was presented on Wednesday as new player of UCAM Murcia, currently ranked eighth in the Spanish league, a championship led by Barcelona.

In a press conference, the Angolan was compared to Kevin Garnett, NBA player. "I am very active within the field and I help to increase the pace of the game. With all due respect, and safeguarding the proper distance, my style of play is similar to Kevin Garnett, "said Yanick Moreira.

The 24-year basketball player highlighted the versatility as one of his core competencies and ensures that he will help UCAM Murcia to get a good ranking in the league, when is left seven days to the end of the championship.


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