The Giants of Africa basketball camp was held in Maiduguri, Borno State capital over the weekend for the children in the troubled Nigerian city to mark the end of the 2018 activities in Nigeria. The programme run by Masai Ujiri of the Toronto Raptors, provided basketball and life training to 105 youngsters at the National Stadium in Lagos from August 21 to 25 before the team flew out of the Murtala Muhammed Airport Saturday afternoon for the trip to Dakar. Thursday was marked out for wheelchair basketball training with a lot donations made to the players in Lagos.
The Toronto Raptors President who spoke with journalists at the departure of the airport said going to Maiduguri was quite emotional for the group. Read more