Reports reaching indicate multinational bank Ecobank is now a major sponsor of the 2016 Ghana Basketball Awards which takes place on Friday August 12 at the Best Western Premier Hotel in Accra.

The highly reputable financial institution’s decision to sponsor the upcoming awards attests to the company’s commitment to invest in sports development in the country particularly basketball, which is developing at a rapid rate.

Ecobank’s decision to support the prestigious event makes it the latest corporate organization to get attached with the lucrative awards ceremony; the 2016 Awards is also sponsored by Sprite, Palace Shopping Mall and Best Western Hotel.

Toronto Raptors General Manager Masai Ujiri and NBA Vice President and managing director for Africa Amadou Gallo Fall will be in attendance. Ghana Sports Minister Nii Lante Vanderpuye and Ghana Basketball Association Chairman David Addo Ashong will be present for the ceremony.

Celebrated Comedian DKB and songstress eShun of X Factor Nigeria fame will perform on the night as 2015 Most Valuable Male Player of the Year Abdul Mutaleeb Alhassan seeks to defend his title. He has been nominated alongside Braves of Customs teammates Hashim Brimah and Suleman Abubakar and Adenta Leopards Forward Maxwell Mod.


Since its inception in 2013, the Ghana Basketball Awards, organized by Rite Sports Limited, has awarded several stakeholders in basketball in Ghana and beyond.


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