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First Memorial Annual Ajanah Basketball Championship Begins

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The first memorial and 2020 edition of the Annual Ajanah interLocal Government Basketball Championship commences has commenced at Okene Club basketball court in Kogi State.

The tournament’s fixtures as released by the organisers are:

Group A
Ajaokuta
Kogi
Okene
Lokoja

Group B
Ogori Magongo
Idah
Okehi
Adavi

Day 1 28/12 /2020
1- 8am Ajaokuta vs Kogi
2- 9am Ogori M vs Adavi
3- 10am Okene vs Lokoja
4-11am Idah vs Okehi
5- 4pm Ajaokuta vs Okene
6- 5pm Ogori vs Idah
7- 8am Adavi vs Okehi
8- 9am Kogi vs Lokoja
9- 10am Ogori M vs Okehi
10- 4pm Ajaokuta vs Lokoja
11- 5pm Adavi vs Idah
12- 6pm Kogi vs Okene

Activities for the final day of 30th December, 2020 include the closing ceremony and the
Semi finals, the 3rd place match and the overall winner’s game.

Teams’ turnout and the presence of NBBF officials, including the former captain of the Nigerian basketball national captain, D’Tigers, Olumide Oyedeji, is an indication that the Championship “maintains its usual standard and glamour as it continues to uphold the vision of the late Patton of the game in Kogi State, Hon. Justice Nasiru Ajanah, CON” said the organizers.

The Kogi State News recalls that Justice Nasiru Ajanah(64),who was the Kogi state Chief Judge died about four months ago in GwageaGwag due to complications arising from COVID-19.

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