The Ondo Basketball Association (OSBBA) has congratulated winners of the Western Conference 2017 Nestlé Milo Secondary School championship, Greater Tomorrow International College, Arigidi, Akoko, Ondo State.
The Ondo State champion defeated University of Lagos International School in a pulsating final in the boys category last Wednesday by 43-38 points to book a place in national finals slated for Lagos from June 13th this year.
Greater Tomorrow College took the game out of the sail of their much exposed opponent from jump-ball to the buzzer with youthful guard Ayobami Ojo who was adjudged the conference most valuable player (MVP) directing affairs of his team.
An elated Ojo promised to provide a better quality at the national finals in Lagos, as Ondo State Basketball Association has promised to provide technical support to enable the school give a good account of itself when the national final dunks-off.
Greater Tomorrow proprietor, Chief James Olatubosun Lawal thanked OSBBA Chairman, Segun Ikuesan for the gesture and says his school will welcome such opportunity to have one of the state’s coaches working with the team’s technical crew for the overall interest of Ondo State in particular and basketball in general.
‘I am delighted by the gesture of Ondo State Basketball Association to offer our school technical support ahead of the national final coming up in Lagos, we will put our best to reciprocate the gesture by doing well at the final.
OSBBA Chairman, Ikuesan has mandated the state head coach, Shola Aluko to work out the modality of sending a coach to Arigidi Akoko as soon as possible while also taking into consideration preparation of the state women team – Sunshine Angels basketball club who are preparing for the third phase of the Zenith Bank Women Basketball League billed for Asaba, Delta State from June 20th through 27th.