Basketball: New FAB boss pledges hard work

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Luanda - The new president of the Angolan Basketball Federation (FAB) José Moniz Silva promised Sunday in Luanda had work to change the state of the sport across the country.

José Moniz Silva was speaking to the press after being elected, with 17 favorable votes, eleven against of his opponent Armando Docas (list B) and one by Manuel Moreira (C).

The representative of the list A stated that he was leaving the election with accomplished duty and ready to contribute to the development of the sport.

“We are embedded with the spirit of mission and aware that there is a great deal of work to do. Now it remains for us to return the confidence of the vote with selfless work”, he said.

As for priorities, the former vice president of 1º de Agosto, said that he will try to get the ball rolling next December and create conditions for the teams to conduct Covid-19 tests.

To the new leader of the FAB, Angola cannot stand on the edge of the world, since the other countries are engaged in the resumption of sports activities.

José Moniz Silva becomes the seventh president of the FAB, after José Guimarães “Piriquito” (1977-1987), Carlos Teixeira “Cagi” (1987-1996), António Pires Ferreira (1996-2004), Gustavo da Conceição (2004-2012), Paulo Madeira (2012-2016) e Hélder Cruz “Maneda” (2016-2019).

 

José Moniz Silva was speaking to the press after being elected, with 17 favorable votes, eleven against of his opponent Armando Docas (list B) and one by Manuel Moreira (C).

The representative of the list A stated that he was leaving the election with accomplished duty and ready to contribute to the development of the sport.

“We are embedded with the spirit of mission and aware that there is a great deal of work to do. Now it remains for us to return the confidence of the vote with selfless work”, he said.

As for priorities, the former vice president of 1º de Agosto, said that he will try to get the ball rolling next December and create conditions for the teams to conduct Covid-19 tests.

To the new leader of the FAB, Angola cannot stand on the edge of the world, since the other countries are engaged in the resumption of sports activities.

José Moniz Silva becomes the seventh president of the FAB, after José Guimarães “Piriquito” (1977-1987), Carlos Teixeira “Cagi” (1987-1996), António Pires Ferreira (1996-2004), Gustavo da Conceição (2004-2012), Paulo Madeira (2012-2016) e Hélder Cruz “Maneda” (2016-2019).