The defending UAAP Mens Basketball Champions De La Salle Green Archers will play against Far Eastern University Tamaraws without their Cameroon star player Ben Mbala on September 10 2017. Mbala is in Brazil for Cameroon's training camp in preparation for FIBA Afrobasket.
The game between the Green Archers and Tamaraws will be highly anticipated game coming off a heated brawl of the two teams in Davao.
Mbala is the reigning UAAP MVP averaging 20 points and 16 rebounds per game last season.
FIBA Afrobasket will run from September 8 - 16.
Mbala will also miss the game on September 16 against the National University Bulldogs.