ffFeranmi Olulonyo’s coaching tour jet touched down in Ghana’s Ashanti Regional capital Kumasi following a similar stop at the University of Ghana last month.

The celebrated young coach of Dansoman-based DC Dynamics who doubles as a pundit on the nation’s prime basketball television show “fastbreak”, checked in at the Chiefs Basketball Academy where he teamed up with academy founder Ben Sarpong for the basketball clinic.

Chiefs Basketball, a community based academy was set up with the sole intent to develop young basketball talents in the country. The basketball outfit’s desire to nuture basketball players for the next generation convinced Coach Olulonyo to include the academy in the tour.

f2Ranging between ages 10-19, participants were taken through various drills that included players dribbling balls from sideline to sideline while counting the number of fingers Feranmi held up.

Sessions run at the Clinic were based on facets of “global skill sets” Hence, a mix of conditioning, strength and basic basketball routines were taught to participants.

“The kids enjoyed it, the energy was amazing” acadmy founder and coach Ben Sarpong said when asked about his thoughts on the clinicals.

The goal of the tour among others is to show improved techniques in basketball coaching.


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