New Fervour For Basketball In Nigeria Excites Musa Kida 

Posted on November 26, 2022

Musa Kida, NBBF president

The Nigerian basketball community is excited and delirious about the rediscovered love and fervour for the game in the country.

This is hinged on the relentless efforts of the Nigeria Basketball Federation board led by Engr. Ahmadu Musa Kida to reposition the game in the country, with the male and female national basketball leagues competition.

With the NBBF Premier league final 8 championship recently concluded in Lagos, and Kwara Falcons emerging winners and Nigeria’s representative next year’s BAL Championship, zonal representatives have started to emerge for the NBBF TotalEnergies Division 2 league.

President of NBBF, Engr. Musa Kida, while expressing his excitement and happiness that basketball players in Nigeria, are back in action, was unequivocal in his commitment and that of his board that Nigeria basketball is repositioned towards achieving its glaring potentials, as well as, regaining its pride of place in the basketball world.

“We’re definitely, on the way forward. With our male and female basketball leagues back in full swings, I am glad to tell you that Nigerian basketball, is set to achieve its potentials as a strong global force in the game,” Kida remarked enthusiastically.

“We’re blessed with a large pool of incredibly gifted talents. And it’s our unflinching desire to continue to lubricate the conveyor belt for our elite programmes, with these league championships, as well as, other programmes of the federation,” Kida added.

Towards beginning the NBBF TotalEnergies Division 2 league, qualifiers have been concluded in Southeast, South-South, Northeast, Northwest and North Central, while the Southwest qualifiers began in Osogbo, Osun State, Friday.

Meanwhile, Abuja is expected to host the Savannah Conference finals, and Lagos, to host the Atlantic Conference finals.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Latest News

The Executive Governor of Kano State, Dr. Abdullahi Umar Ganduje, has challenged that the... Continue
Lagos State Governor, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu has sympathized with the deputy governorship candidate of... Continue
FELIX OBOAGWINA    What an irony! The operational network of Zenith Bank has collapsed... Continue
The spokesman of Rivers APC Campaign Council, Sogbeye C. Eli, has said that the coast... Continue
With the scarcity of new Naira notes and fuel unabated in many parts of... Continue
The APC Senatorial Candidate for Ogun West Senatorial District, Senator Adeola Olamilekan Yayi, on... Continue
Mobile Network operator, Globacom has struck an exclusive deal with world’s leading manufacturer of... Continue
She is not your regular mama, she is an extra mama. Meet Princess Umeh-Ubaka... Continue
A member of the Security and Intelligence Committee of the Tinubu/Shettima Presidential Campaign Council,... Continue
African video streaming platform, Showmax, has partnered with The Joburg Film Festival, to launch an... Continue

UBA


Glo Unlimited

Access Bank

Twitter

Sponsored