Kwese basketball All-Star game holds in Kano

All roads in Nigeria basketball leads to Kano Saturday as the Kwese Basketball League All-Star game holds in the ancient city, reports.

The doubts whether the game would hold or not was cleared by the new board of the Nigeria Basketball Federation announced their approval through a press statement signed by the NBBF Secretary General Chimezie Asiegbu on Friday.

It reads, “Some clubs have inquired about the status of the Kwese Premier League All Star game scheduled to take place in Kano tomorrow Saturday, 17 June 2017. Ordinarily, this programme which was scheduled by the former board of the Federation before it was dissolved ought to be conducted by the new board. The alternative would have been to postpone the event to another date for ease of administration.

“However, in the interest of Basketball and the Nigerian players who are been celebrated with the all-star game, the present board has resolved to allow all-star to go ahead, consequently players, coaches and other technical official.”

These players arrived in Kano on Friday.

Savannah All Star Team

AbdulWahab Yakubu – Gombe Bulls

Sylvanus Mamaki – Gombe Bulls

Gar Kator Shedrack- Gombe Bulls

Stanley Gumut – Mark Mentors

Abubakar Usman – Kano Pillars

Dele Ademola – Kano Pillars

AbdulWahab Yahaya – Kano Pillars

Azuoma Dike – Kano Pillars

Eli Abraham – Kano Pillars

Joel Ijigba – Defenders

Apara Akita – Bauchi Nets

Wisdom Prince – Niger Potters

Coach – AbdulRahman Mohammed (Gombe Bulls)

Atlantic All Star Team

Owen Oriakhi – Hoops & Read

Kamal Ayanlere – Police Batons

Oghenetano Emuhowo -Hoopers

Victor Komonibo – Hoops & Read

Jide Ogunsemore – Hoops & Read

Mojuba Oyeleye – Kwara Falcons

Okiki Michael – Customs

Solomon Ajegbeji – Rivers Hoopers

David Godwin – Kwara Falcons

Balogun Emmanuel – Rivers Hoopers

Seun Akinwale – Customs

Tano Emuwoho – Hoopers


Kevin Odoh – Oluyole Warriors

Ogoh Odaudu (Rivers Hooper)