Former D’Tigers captain and NBA star, Olumide Oyedeji will hold all South-West basketball clinic in February, 2023.
The clinic solely sponsored by friend of the Minister, Balogun Keitan will see Oyo, Kwara, Osun, Lagos, Ogun and Ekiti states fighting for honours in the four-day tourney to be played at the newly reconstructed basketball court at the Ladoke Akintola University of Technology, LAUTECH, in Ogbomosho.
Speaking at the handing over ceremony, Sunday Dare said, “I am happy that I am able to give back to the community especially the youth in the University campus, the largest concentration of youth in this country are in the campuses. And you can see the talents. Investment in youth is directly an investment in sports development. I am sure one or two of them will make it to the national team. We have seen the flashes. We have seen Olumide Oyedeji who is former NBA player and D’Tigers captain he is also happy seeing some talents here.”
“First, we have seen LAUTECH basketball team will now start their trainings on the new reconstructed court and become more competitive on one of the best basketball court balls. We also built stand for supporters to sit and cheer them to victory during matches. So, they have all the components they need, beyond that, to keep that alive we are going to have a six-team tournament in February. The teams will come from Kwara, Oyo, Osun, Ekiti, Lagos and Ogun States.” Dare concluded.