Minibasket Festival, district 5 honors children

District 5 of Bamako in partnership with the Malian basketball federation organized the mini basketball festival, from January 19 to 20 on the ground of Commune V.

A first of its kind after that organized by Fiba and IBF in Bamako last September at the Kabala sports school. The opening ceremony was presided over by the president of the Malian basketball federation, Harouna B Maiga, in the presence of the president of district 5, Ibrahim Cissé dit Samir and several lovers of the ball in the .

A total of 150 children from 4 to 14 years old took part in this mini basketball festival. The objective sought by the two authorities is to promote basketball at a young age, but above all to educate parents to let children practice the discipline.

“I am very happy for the organization of this tournament which for me will allow children to accumulate the new basic concepts and thus to detect the young talents who will strengthen our younger national teams. We also take this opportunity to sensitize young people to study, because a young basketball player cannot go far without studies, a lesson that the children really appreciated. “, Confides, Harouna B Maiga the president of the . [/ Perfectpullquote]

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Amadou Kouyaté

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