W’African Basketball Classic Unveils Regional Tournament

W’African Basketball Classic Unveils Regional Tournament

The West African Basketball Classic (WABC) which is spearheaded by an independent group from Nigeria, Benin Republic, Ghana and Togo has been unveiled in Lagos to organize competitive basketball action across the region.

Speaking about its inaugural edition, the WABC President, Olumide Oyedeji, said  teams has been selected to partake in this groundbreaking project, marking the formation of the WABC.

The clubs include Gidi Giants and Kwara Falcons from Nigeria, ASPAC and ELAN Coton from Benin Republic, Customs from Ghana and Swallows from Togo.

He said WABC is committed to advancing club basketball in the region under the FIBA Africa Zone 3 umbrella.

The initial phase will hold in Togo from February 24 to March 2 while the second phase will happen in Benin Republic in April.

The highly anticipated Final Four is slated for June 8 to June 12 in Ghana, leading up to the grand finale set to unfold in Abuja.

The competition format will feature round-robin games during the group stages, intensifying the thrill and competition among the participating teams.

Notably, a championship trophy and medals await the top-performing team, first runner-up, and second runner-up as the winner will embark on a playing tour of China sponsored by PEAK.

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