Grassroot Basketball Competition Tips Off In Ibadan


All is set for the 4th edition of the Grassroot Basketball Competition, with teams across the South-West set to jostle for honour at the 2-day event billed for the Lekan Salami Sports Complex, Adamasingba, Ibadan.

The Basketball Tournament tipped off
on Tuesday while the final holds on Wednesday 20th of December 2023.

Since its inception four years ago, the competition, aimed at empowering kids and giving back to the society, has over the years provided a platform for basketballers across the state and the region to display their skills.

According to the convener of the initiative, Seyi Owolabi, the event has created a Carnival-like Christmas atmosphere for fans to enjoy the best of basketball and serve as discovery source of many young players that have gone on to represent their states and National teams.

Other side attraction include, free throw competition, half court shot, 3 points shot competition and entertainment.

Outstanding youngsters will also go home with Basketball kits and lot of interesting gifts.

First, Second and Third placed teams will receive cash prizes with the Champions going home with #300,000, runners up will get #200,000 while the third place team will be given #100,000.