Category archives for: Basketball

Nigeria soccer bosses under probe for graft

Economic and Financial Crimes Commission

from EMEKA OKONKWO in Abuja, Nigeria ABUJA, (CAJ News) – ANTI-CORRUPTION agencies are investigating Nigerian football executives following allegations of corruption. The investigations follow a petition by the former national team coach, James Peters, who alleged “monumental stealing and financial crimes” in the beleaguered Nigeria Football Federation (NFF). The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) […]

Blockchain technology tipped to revolutionise SA sport

SA sport

by MTHULISI SIBANDA JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) – ALREADY revolutionising the financial sector, blockchain technology is set to unlock the real value of South African sport, in the process breaking a world record. This is according to a group of innovative South Africans who are making the most of this technology to build the largest decentralised […]

Lot at stake in wheelchair basketball qualifiers

Malcolm McLean, head coach of the senior national men

By GIFT NDOLWANE JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) – A change in attitude fuelled by a drive to win is all it will take for South Africa to perform better at international wheelchair basketball competitions, starting with the ongoing 2018 International Wheelchair Basketball Federation Africa World Championships qualifiers. This is the view of Malcolm McLean, head coach […]

NBA Africa Junior programme grows beyond borders

NBA legend, Jerome Williams with Gift Ndolwane

By GIFT NDOLWANE in RUSTENBURG , NORTH WEST NORTH WEST, (CAJ News) – THE Royal Bafokeng Junior (Jr) National Basketball Association (NBA) programme has proven to be a major success. The largest NBA’s youth initiative in Africa, over the past seven years, the programme has grown to 70 teams from 28 schools with a mass participation […]

Paralympics star Walgenbach makes most of US move

SA basketball team Captain Steven Walgenbach during their championship victory celebration .IMAGE - GIFT NDOLWANE\CAJ News

By GIFT NDOLWANE  JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) – UNITED STATES-based South African wheelchair basketball under 23 Captain, Steven Walgenbach believes his move to the United States will take his game to another level. The Limpopo-born Paralympian (19), who captains the Under 23 national side, recently secured a lucrative scholarship in the United States. Since his move […]

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