Top Nigerian artists have been lined up to perform at the Mark D Ball Basketball Championship which dunks off today at the Moshood Abiola National Stadium Abuja.
A total of 16 teams will feature in the tournament to start this year’s programme.
Kingsley Aigbonoga, the Director of Media hinted that Innocent Idibia (2 Face), Joel El, Magnito, Ice Prince, Goya Menor, Rayce and Chuddy K will all perform live at the opening ceremony of the championship.
“The Mark D Ball Championship is a complete package as we are mixing sports and entertainment.
“Beyond playing basketball, the Organisers are bringing 2 Face, Joel El, Magnito Ice Prince, Rayce, Goya Menor, Chuddy K and many more to spice up the championship with their live performances.
“Also, we are bringing some other special guest celebrities to bring live back to Abuja”, Aigbonoga stated.
The secretary of the local organising committee, LOC Umaru Abdullahi had given the names of the participating teams as, Air Warrior, Firstbank, Delta Force, Sunshine Angels, Customs, Novena Queens, Kada Angels, Benue Princess and Plateau Rocks as teams selected for the championship.
Others are Mountain of Fire, FCT Rocks, IGP Queens, Taraba Hurricanes, Nasarawa Amazons, Hot Coal Sizzlers and Bayelsa Queens.