Eric Kibi Signs One-Year Contract In Germany

TORONTO, July 30, 2012 – Slan Sports Management is pleased to announce the signing of Eric Kibi to a one-year contract with BG Halstenbek/Pinneberg in Germany’s Regionalliga for the 2012-2013 season.

Kibi, a 6’6’’ forward from Ottawa, Ontario, played for Abilene Christian University in NCAA Division II last season, where he averaged 8.2 points and 5.7 rebounds over 20 games.

Kibi started his college career at Jacksonville College in 2008, where during his sophomore year, he averaged 16.9 points and 9.0 rebounds per game en route to being named to the All Conference First Team.

Before transferring to Abilene Christian, Kibi also played one season in NCAA Division I at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock, where he averaged 4.4 points and 4.2 rebounds per game.

“It has been a long journey for me and I am very excited to start my professional career,“ said Kibi.  “I am honoured to be joining Halstenbek/Pinneberg and look forward to helping the team in every way I can.”

The 2012-13 season will be Halstenbek/Pinneberg’s inaugural season in Germany’s Regionalliga.

“The main reason we decided to sign Eric is the passion and energy he brings to the game,” said Head Coach of Halstenbek/Pinneberg, Zoran Krezic.  “I believe he will be a great energizer for our club and I hope our young players learn from him.”

For more information and individual box scores throughout the season, please visit http://slansportsmanagement.com/eric-kibi.

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