The Presidential candidate for the Nigeria Basketball Federation, NBBF, Engr. Musa Kida has guaranteed that below his watch, the NBBF will put equipment in movement to be sure that the country realises its full possible in 3×3 basketball when elected.
Kida believes the us of a has the possible to turn out to be a major contender and champion on the world stage if the enabling platform is provided for skills at the grassroots.
“We do have the potential and the capability to do it and all that continues to be truly is for us to set the enabling setting for our avid gamers so that you can excel and as a way to be one in all our elementary targets when elected.”
The Pillar of basketball in River state who has demonstrated his consistency and passion for the new structure of basketball which was once not too long ago introduced through Federation of global Basketball association (FIBA) revealed that the final word target is to compete favourably internationally with house grown avid gamers.
Kida, through the Ahmadu Musa Kida basis in 2013 funded the Uyo 3×3 Tour, the South – South 3×three Tour (U18 Boys & women and Senior men and women) from 2014 to 2016.
He mentioned his firm perception that Nigerian abilities can compete favourably, win and produce again honours as proud Nigerians has spurred his foundation to fund the FIBA Africa Zone three’s 3×3 Tour (U18 girls and boys, men & women) in 2015, FIBA Africa Zone three Champions Cup, Benin (males & women) 2015 & 2016, FIBA Africa Zone 3 Champions Cup, Togo (men & ladies) in 2016 and of latest the 2017 NUGA 3×3 Tour.
“just lately, a three×3 team from Abuja emerged because the national champion within the ladies class of the AMK foundation backed championship. They went on to conquer Africa and booked a ticket to Malaysia for the arena championship. This has bolstered our get to the bottom of that we can be one of the best.”
He concluded that the NBBF underneath his watch will make the most the whole potentials of dwelling grown talents for this particular format of the basketball recreation thru a sustainable development plan.
“Equal opportunities shall be given to dwelling grown talents alongside their international based totally counterparts. we are going to inspire Nigerian based totally players to start with, so that we will be able to become educated in basketball once more and qualify for the Zonals of the African cup ahead of we get to the sector.
which means that every step we take need to be the one in the correct direction so they can not be reversible.” Kida assured.