Ekiti U-16 Team Storms Akure For Rising Stars B/Ball Championship


Ekiti State Under-16 Basketball players would be participating at the Rising Stars Basketball Championship taking place at the indoor sports hall, Akure Township stadium, Akure.

The basketball team tutored by coach Tayo Awojinrin arrived Akure, Ondo State capital yesterday for the weeklong basketball championship.

According to coach Awojinrin, he noted that the championship powered by ex-NBA basketballer, Olumide Oyedeji will dunk off today and end on Saturday, May 1, 2021.

Basketball teams from all South-West states are expected to be part of it as they will be demonstrating their basketball potentials and learn more about life skills outside the game of basketball.

Former Nigeria’s National Basketball Team Captain, Olumide Oyedeji said that the Rising Stars Basketball Championship is aimed at exposing players from the south-west zone, help them to sharpen their skills and become better players on and off the court