Kenya has signed an agreement with the National Basketball Association (NBA) which will be tasked with development of the sport in the country.
The ceremony which was spearheaded by President William Ruto saw NBA sign an agreement which will see the opening of their office in Nairobi.
“The signing of an agreement with the National Basketball Association (NBA) will facilitate the development of basketball infrastructure in Kenya, with the capacity to host top-level competitions.
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The pact will also facilitate school and grassroots talent development under the Talanta Hela Initiative and the opening of an NBA office in Nairobi.
During the signing of an MOU by Cabinet Secretary Ababu Namwamba and NBA Africa CEO Victor Williams, New York, United States.
Vice Chairman and President Toronto Raptors Masai Ujiri, Basketball Africa League President Amadou Fall and Former NBA All-Star Luol Deng were also present.” said President William Ruto