Youth and Sports Development Minister Sunday Dare is elated with the return of the Nigeria Basketball Federation(NBBF) Premier League.
The NBBF Premier League is the top flight league for elite clubs in the country, played across two conferences. The Atlantic Conference(for Southern teams) and the Savannah Conference(for Northern teams).
The league has been in the doldrums for about three years owing to some court injunctions that have now been dismissed.
The Sports Minister, who graced the first game of the new season in Abuja on Wednesday, stated that the return of the league will offer the nation’s talented youth the opportunity to develop their skills.
“I am happy to be here to grace the first game night of the season as a form of my identifying with these young stars who love the game of basketball,” Dare said.
In his own remarks, the caretaker chairman of the Nigeria Basketball Federation(NBBF), Engineer Musa Kida praised the Sports Minister and all those who worked hard in…
Source: Complete Sports