The Lagos Islanders Basketball Team is known for setting the pace in Nigerian basketball. From being one of the first basketball team in Nigeria, producing a lot of basketball veteran and legends to becoming the first basketball team to have its own home court, charge a fee for basketball games and sell merchandise to fans.
Lagos Islanders recorded another first yesterday with the announcement of its new General Manager, Adekunle Binuyo. The first in the history of the sport franchise. Until his appointment, Adekunle was managing partner and editor of BasketballWithinBorder.
As the General Manager, Adekunle will be in charge of team management, public relations, marketing, general administration and day to day operations.
In response to questions concerning the team�s choice of GM, President and co-owner of Lagos Islanders, Damoye Oyesike said;
�Our hiring of Kunle signifies the new direction of Lagos Islanders to make our franchise the premier basketball brand in Africa and to encourage fan participation across all platforms targeting new trends with millennial`
We wish him the best in his new role.