20 teams for Oguche b’ball tourney


The next edition of the Sam Oguche Energy Bullet Basketball Championship will attract 20 men and women teams across Nigeria and Togo.

The competition, billed for November 1 to 6, holds at the Indoor Sports Hall of the National Stadium, Surulere Lagos.

Some of the clubs already certified for the week-long competition include Ebun Comets, Mo Heat, Raptors, First Bank, MFM,  Sunshine Angels among others.

Organiser of the competition and former Nigeria guard, Sam Oguche, said the championship was held to “complement what the national federation is doing and also to give back to the country’s teeming basketball players and teams.”

Former Lagos Islanders guard Oguche added that his organisation expanded the competition to other countries in West Africa to “further entrench the championship in the heart of the major stakeholders.”

“I am delighted once again to expand the next edition of the championship to more teams,” he added.

The organisers promised a hitch-free championship with prizes for teams and individuals and lots of fun.