AFD, NBA Africa Unveil New Basketball Court In Lagos


Global bodies, NBA Africa and the Agence Française de Développement (AFD) have unveiled a newly refurbished basketball court at the Campos Stadium as part of the Jr. NBA & AFD basketball experience program in Lagos.
The project which commenced in June in collaboration with the Lagos State Sports Commission will avail thousands of sporting youths in Nigeria’s commercial city and surrounding communities opportunities to learn and play the slam and dunk game.
The unveiling ceremony was attended by French Ambassador to Nigeria, Emmanuelle Blatmann; Consul General of France in Lagos, Laurent Favier; AFD Director for Nigeria, Xavier Muron; NBA Africa VP and Country Head of NBA Nigeria, Gbemisola Abudu; 2003 WNBA Champion, Astou Ndiaye; and Dream Sports Africa Founder & CEO, Chenfa Dombin. Following the court unveiling, NBA Africa & AFD hosted a Jr. NBA clinic for seventy boys and girls to celebrate the newly refurbished court.
The French Ambassador to Nigeria, Emmanuelle Blatmann,…

Source: Leadership Newspaper