Unilag Veterans Win Inaugural Basketball League


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University of Lagos veteran basketball team emerged winner of the inaugural Young Veteran league with a 36-26 points victory over the Ilupeju Veteran teamMr. Herbert Wigwe of Access Bank PLC.

The grand finale which was held last weekend at the popular Ilupeju basketball court was watched by large basketball faithful.

The UNILAG has former Lagos Islanders point guard Shola Alayande as it driving force.

Alayande a former Nigeria international was instrumental to the Babatunde Babalola captain UNILAG side.

The Ilupeju Veteran team brought out the best from former Gboko Giant and Dodan Warriors point guard Chris Nomigo.

Preceding the final battle between the UNILAG versus Ilupeju sides, Surulere Veterans which feature former Union Bank basketball club forward and later coach defeated the Border Veteran team of Isheri, Berger by 44-30 points.

One of the coordinator of the league Mensah promised that the league will soon be expanded to accommodate more teams in Nigeria.

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