The factional President of the Nigeria Basketball Federation, NBBF, Mr Igoche Mark, has promised that the federation will commence a Para Basketball League in 2023.
He made the promise on Tuesday evening, when he watched a Para Basketball game at the ongoing National Para Games holding at the Package B, MKO Abiola stadium Abuja.
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Mark said his board had promised to develop the slam and dunk game, starting from the grassroots with an all-inclusive package that will include all players, irrespective of their physical challenge.
“We have promised basketball stakeholders, including players, officials and administrators that the main goal of our board is grassroots development, a development that will be all-inclusive, irrespective of the physical challenge anyone might be going through.
“The NBBF will soon announce the commencement of a Para Basketball League in 2023.
“I commend the ministry for hosting the National Para Games and I pray this will continue,” Mark stated.