ASVEL brings in center Jekiri

Jul 03, 2019 by Euroleague.net Print
ASVEL brings in center Jekiri

LDLC ASVEL Villeurbanne strengthened its frontcourt by inking center Tonye Jekiri to a one-year deal, the French powerhouse announced Wednesday. Jekiri (2.13 meters, 24 years old) arrives from Royal Hali Gaziantep, where he averaged 12.8 points, 10.2 rebounds and 2.2 assists in 31 Turkish League games last season, helping his team reach the playoffs. He started his career with Bandirma Kirmizi of Turkey and also played for Telenet Ostend of Belgium, to which he helped win the Belgian double - League and Cup titles - in 2018. Jekiri is also a member of the Nigerian national team.