Lithuania Basketball Federation Secretary General Mindaugas Balciunas

The Lithuanian Basketball Federation (LBF) and Ghana Basketball Association (GBBA) Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) will focus on Coaches education and youth development programs according to LBF Secretary General Mindaugas Balciunas.

He said this in his recorded speech played at the GBBA Dinner Gala with Stakeholders held at the La Palm Royal Beach Hotel recently in Ghana’s capital, Accra.

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GBBA President Ato Van-Ess represented the GBBA at the MoU signing ceremony with LBF and International Basketball University Representative in Ghana Richard Borsah.

Balciunas stated the aforementioned key areas would be addressed to honour the deal and described Ghana as the perfect destination for Lithuania’s global basketball activities.

IBU Representative Richard Borsah (Left) displays signed MoU between GBBA and Lithuania Basketball Federation

“As a priority we will focus on coaches education which we have already started and also for youth basketball programs development and I believe Lithuania being one of the top countries in youth basketball…to set your youth basketball program in the way we have in Lithuania just to have more and more talents in order to achieve significant achievements in international basketball competitions” he said.

GBBA President Ato Van-Ess, Vice President (Administration and Finance) Alex Kukula, Vice President (Technical and Development Programs) Idrissu Ayambire, Treasurer Aurora Commodore-Toppar and Secretary General Rafiq Arthur at the ceremony.

Lithuania is one of the world’s best basketball nations.

By Yaw Adjei-Mintah

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