In line with the Minister of Youth and Sports Development, Mr. Sunday Dare’s vision of grassroots sports development via private initiative, the Minister will be a special guest at the maiden edition of the Dr & Mrs Daniel Olukoya Women Basketball Championship.
According to a statement signed by Godwin Enakhena, Director Sports for Mountain of Fire and Miracles Ministry (MFM), “The Minister of Youth and Sports Development, Mr Sunday Dare has assured that he will be at the maiden edition of the Dr and Mrs Daniel Olukoya Female Basketball Championship at the Yaba College of Technology on Sunday, 4 July, 2021.
“The competition is organised by the MFM General Overseer as part of his support to sports development, engage the girl child and reposition them for a better future”.
Enakhena disclosed further, “eight teams from Ogun, Ondo, Delta, Abuja and Lagos will take part at the event with winning team carting home a cash price of N500,000, 2nd place winners will go home with N300,000 and 3rd place team getting N200,000”.
He affirmed that the competition will keep the players busy since the Basketball League has not been played since late 2019.
The competition which started on Monday, 28 June, 2021 will climax on Sunday, 4 July, 2021.