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Imo leads table as South East Basketball tournament ends in Umuahia

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The South East Basketball tournament has ended in Umuahia with the Imo State Basketball team maintaining their lead on the table.

They concluded their last match by defeating Abia Stars of Abia State with a score of 43-42 points.

Imo also emerged victorious against the Anambra team with a score of 48-36 points.

Abia Stars, on the other hand, had won their first game by defeating Anambra 50-26.

Speaking after the conclusion of the competition, the coach of the Imo State Basketball team, Coach Victor Ogugua, emphasized the importance of young people combining education with sports to create a bright future. He stated that they are making efforts to encourage the athletes to pursue a better career in basketball.

Coach Ogugua expressed his satisfaction with the performance of his team at the South East basketball competition.

He said they would not stop there but would review their performance and prepare for the next level of the competition.

Also, the head coach of Abia Stars Basketball, Coach Oriakhi Osagbovo, lauded Governor Alex Otti, the Commissioner for Youth and Sports, Nwaobilor Ananaba and the Abia State Director of Sports, Mr Obioma George, for their efforts in promoting basketball in Abia State.

He added that they are determined to build a formidable team that will bring glory to Abia and Nigeria, especially with the modern basketball equipment acquired by Governor Otti.…Continue Full Reading.>’.

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