Saturday, 3 October 2015

2015 Mark D’ Ball Will Eclipse Previous Editions - Igoche Mark

The organisers of the annual Mark D’ Ball basketball tournament have said the 2015 edition of the event will be an improvement on the previous ones.

The Chief Executive Officer of the basketball tournament, Igoche Mark gave the assurance in Abuja yesterday, promising that this year’s edition will raise the bar in participation and organization.

Mark who is the initiator of the Mark D’ Ball tournament also confirmed that the equipment needed for the tournament have already arrived and all preparations have been made to ensure a smooth and rewarding tournament.

The tournament will have renowned basketball coaches within and outside the country in attendance, according to Mark.

Also, the cordinator of the tourment, Obande Ogbole said this year’s event will have over 350 children within the ages of eight to sixteen years in attendance.

“They would be trained in the basics of basketball and those selected after the training would be given scholarships to go to school and also build up their career in sports,” he added.

The Media Coordinator of the tournament, Comrade James Oche disclosed that world class basketball stars, some international and retired players like Ejike Ugboaja, Osita Nwachukwu, Sam Oguche, Victor Odomu and Ogoh Odaudu will once again light up the tournament.

According to him, the line up of musicians and celebrities expected to feature at the event includes, 2Face Idibia, Olamide, Patoranking, Phyno and others.

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