Basketballghana.com can confirm Basketball Player Imani McGee-Stafford will visit Ghana in May to launch the “She Shines” Project in collaboration with Impact Youth Foundation.
Impact Youth is based in the Shai-Osudoku district in Ghana’s Greater Accra Region and uses sports a a life changing tool for young individuals; the Foundation will host the sister of three time NBA Champion JaVale McGee.
The project launch forms part of a five day program lineup to be climaxed with an all female Basketball Clinic on May 22. The program commences on May 17.
“She Shines” aims at “promoting and increasing the participation of girls in basketball” across the West African country with Perth Lynx Center McGee-Stafford set to lead the activities.
McGee-Stafford is in the first of two planned years away from the WNBA to pursue a Law Degree after announcing the move in 2020; she last played in the league for Atlanta Dream.
Las Vegas Aces and former Atlanta Dream Forward Angel McCoughtry visited Ghana in 2019 and held an all girls basketball clinic in Tema.
By Yaw Adjei-Mintah
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