November 29, 2022



NBBF mourns ex-Olympian Adibeli

The Nigeria Basketball Federation (NBBF) has condoled the household and pals of former Nigerian worldwide, Amaka Adibeli who handed on final week.

In an announcement by the NBBF president, Engr Musa Kida, the federation described the demise of the member of the D’Tigress 2003 Afrobasket Championship as tragic which has left the basketball group in deep shock and state of mourning.

“The previous First Financial institution captain will ceaselessly stay in our coronary heart as a result of we’ve got misplaced an irreplaceable gem. Her profession trajectory and achievements indicated that she was a real skilled,” he stated.

Kida described her as among the best level guards that ever got here out of Nigeria as she strode the home and worldwide stage like a colossus.

“Generations to come back will examine her and be impressed. She was a superb instance of what each woman youngster ought to be,” he stated.

The late Amaka gained collection of gold and silver medal for the Lagos State ladies basketball group on the 1998, 2000, 2002, 2004, and 2006 nationwide sports activities competition.

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