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Ghana to host Junior NBA League Games - Nov 10, 2016


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According to NBA Vice President and Managing Director of Africa Amadou Gallo Fall, Ghana will be having Junior NBA Games being staged in the country very soon in the future.

He made the statement in an interview when contacted via phone by renowned Ghanaian Broadcaster Yaw Sakyi Afari during the launch of Courtside-a new television basketball show- at the studios of Ghana channel Viasat 1.

''We have covered a lot of ground after opening the office (NBA Africa Office) in six years… We are working on it, we are very familiar with Ghana and it's coming very very soon' when asked about Ghana's chances of having its version of the acclaimed league.

Fall stated at the time of the interview he was in South Africa after returning from conducting similar business on the league games in Tanzania and Kenya. Junior NBA League will commence in Kenya next year.

Afari, will host the new show on the channel after parting ways with fellow Ghana channel TV3. It will air on Sundays between 14:00 and 16:00 and the maiden episode will be telecast on November 13. Prior to the start of the 2016-2017 NBA season, Viasat 1 acquired exclusive rights to show live NBA games in the country.
  



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