NBA Vice President and Managing Director for Africa Amadou Fall has touched down in Nigeria’s capital, Abuja after flying out from Ghana’s capital, Accra.
Fall is in Abuja to headline an entrepreneur conference; he will give a talk to prospective entrepreneurs dwelling on his experience as a former athlete turned administrator.
The continent’s leading representative of the world’s greatest basketball league touched down in Accra on Sunday, November 12.
In his brief time in Ghana, he met Yaw Sakyi Afari, a leading personality in the country’s basketball circles on his arrival.
Reports reaching Basketballghana.com indicate, discussions centered on Ghanaian players involvement in NBA run programs like the Junior League and Africa Academy were brought to the table.
Other related matters on the sport’s development in the country including the absence of a world class indoor facility formed part of the discussions.
Nigeria won the 2017 African Women’s Nations Championship held by beating record winners Senegal in the final. However, its male side missed the chance to secure a second straight title after placing first in 2015; D’Tigers lost to Tunisia in the final.
By Yaw Adjei-Mintah
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