Basketballers Light up Kogi as Maiden Ajanah Memorial Championship Dunk Off

Basketballers Light up Kogi as Maiden Ajanah Memorial Championship Dunk Off
  • By Niyi Busari

Not fewer than eight Local Government Areas in Kogi State will participate in the maiden Ajanah Memorial Basketball Championship slated to kick off on Monday  in Adavi, Okenne, Kogi state.

Over 80 great basketball players were at the match venue on Sunday when the draws for the 15th edition was made by the Local Organizing Committee.

This year’s championship started by Stakeholders Meeting where captains of the teams, coaches, referees and members of Local Organising Committee deliberated on the way forward and draws held at the venue.

A minute silent was observed for late icon, Justice Nasiru Ajanah, the founder of the annual basketball competition after which jerseys were distributed to the participating teams in readiness for today’s openers.

According to the fixture, match-day 1 will witness six matches where Ajaokuta Local Government takes on Kogi at 8 am, Ogori Magongo slugs it out with Adavi at 9:00am.

At 10am, Okene will lock horns with Lokoja while Idah versus Okehi takes the center stage at 11am.
Ajaokuta face Okene at 4pm and at 5pm Ogori Magongo play their second game against Idah.

Full Fixtures of the 2020 Ajanah Basketball Championship

Group A

Group B
Ogori Magongo

Match-Day 1 28/12 /2020
1- 8am Ajaokuta vs Kogi
2- 9am Ogori Magongo 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

Semi finals
13- 8am A1 vs B2
14- 9am B1 vs B2

3place match
15- 3pm losers games 13 vs 14

16- 4pm winners games 13 vs 14

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