Ghana Basketball Association Gets Support

Implementation of MOU signed between Ghana Basketball Association and Lithuania Basketball University has begun in earnest with the arrival of Lithuanian representative in the country.

The Memorandum of Understanding between the two bodies and the visit to Ghana  by the representative of the LBF, Jonas Vainauskas.

Mr Vainauskas who is currently in the country on a 10-day working visit is expected to assess the state of Ghana basketball and propose ways the two countries can benefit from the partnership

The joint projects covering grassroot development of the sport up to establishment of a formidable national team will be across the entire country starting from four (4) at the moment.

The  Ghana Basketball Association executive called on the Director General of National Sports Authority (NSA), Prof Peter Twumasi, before dispatching to the regions.

They included Executive members of the Association and Technical Team of the NSA led by Director of Sports Development, Mrs Vivian Dougblor.

Ghana is to benefit immensely from technical development of the sport especially in the areas of coaching courses and exchanges between both countries.

Ghana is to serve as hub for Africa continental basketball development by the Lithuania Basketball University.

By Richmond Karikari Boateng

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