ABL Secures Partnership with Lagos State Government

Preparations are in top gear for the debut of the first ever Pan African Basketball League in the history of Africa, Africa Basketball League as the league has sealed a major partnership deal with the Lagos State Government through its Sports Council.

The new deal was announced in a Press Conference on March 3rd at the Teslim Balogun Stadium by the CEO of ABL, Ugo Udezue and the Special Adviser to the Governor of Lagos State on Sports, Deji Tinubu.

Deji commended the efforts of the ABL, calling the partnership a worthwhile partnership which would provide employment and bring Lagos onto the world map for sports.

He further stated that Lagos State is willing to partner with anyone who will bring positive light to sports in Lagos.

In a swift reaction, the CEO of ABL stated that ‘’One of the ABL’s core value is to drive local content by producing all ABL accessories and merchandise locally thereby generating economic growth, sports tourism ,employment and developing the African youth both in character and potentials’’.

The Director General Lagos State Sports Commission, Ayo Agbesanwa, Chairman Lagos State Basketball Association, Babs Ogunade and the CEO of Wakanow, Obinna Ekezie amongst others were present at the briefing.

The ABL is a pan African league that starts with three teams in Lagos, one respectively in Dakar, Abidjan and Libreville. The expansion plan of the ABL will have a minimum of one team in thirty (30) African countries within five years.

The African Basketball League will tip off on March 5th at the Landmark Event Centre.

Tickets are now available on https://abltickets.com/.

The ABL is proudly supported by TRACE, Union Bank, Wakanow, Cornerstone Insurance, Cruz Vodka, THE BEAT 99.9FM , Pulse.ng, ASKY Airline and the Lagos State Government.


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