By KATO P. LADAN, Kaduna
Under dogs from Federal Cooperative College, Gonin Gora, Sling Shots aka Malians have emerged winners of the maiden edition of Croc City Basketball League at the weekend in Kaduna.
Zinix and Kada Kings Basketball Academy finished as first and second runners-up respectively.
Speaking to our correspondent, PRO of the organisers, Basketball Coaches Association of Nigeria (BCAN), Coach Osiebe Felix Onoriode said he was happy the league ended successfully.
“We give God all the glory for His help for the successful conclusion of the Maiden Croc City Basketball League.
“The league began on the October 4, 2019 with 15 Basketball teams across Kaduna competing for the prestigious trophy and historic trophy donated by our able ex chairman, Basketball Association, Mr Dave Akubo, he said.
Speaking further, he said plans have been concluded for an all teenagers championship billed for next month.
“With excitement the President BCAN, Coach Sani Goga announced the upcoming championship strictly for teenagers coming up next month. He also congratulated the maiden champions and thanked all those who made it possible for the success of the event, most especially, those who contributed,” he added.
Teams that participated are; Zinix Basketball Academy, T/V Regents, Slingshots,Realones, 5fingers and Aspire.
Others are Samaru Bulls, Kada Kings, Topteenz, NDA Gunners, D Blocks, Golden Generation, B Warrior and Zaraphat.