By Andrew Abah, Abuja
As Basketball Stakeholders yearn for restoration of the glory days of the sport, the Initiator and founder of Mark ‘D’ Ball Basketball Championship, Mr.Igoche Mark has assured lovers of the Slam and Dunk to anticipate the return of the glamorous championship.
Mark ‘D’Ball, an annual basketball championship fiester, blends basketball and entertainment; and has recently raised the gold standard of basketball championship, following last year’s edition that has various incentives for participating teams.
Speaking to Sports Journalists at the Weekend, Mr.Mark explained that the Championship which had indeed helped to resurrect the moribund state of domestic basketball in the country, took a short break due to some circumstances beyond the control of the organisers, as he assures of a return of the championship soon.
“Let me use this medium to inform all stakeholders that the next edition of Mark ‘D’ Ball Basketball Championship will become a reference point in Africa.
“We are currently working on using a new basketball arena for the championship which was one of the reasons for the break.
“But by the grace God, we are excited that we have one now as the Mo Arena just opened. So we are in discussion with the owner as we intend to use this magnificent facility for our next tournament,we are returning with a bang very soon.” He said. READ ALSO:
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The Mark ‘D’ Ball brand and its affiliations have contributed so much to ecosystem of game of in the country, with verifiable proofs.