Ahead of the 2017 NBA Africa Game which is scheduled to hold in Johannesburg in August, the NBA today unveiled seven corporate organisations as official partners of the event. The partners include;

Kwese Sports - Official Broadcast Partner and an Official Marketing Partner of NBA Africa Game 2017.

Ford Motors South Africa - Official Automotive Partner of NBA Africa Game 2017.  Ford has been the Official Automotive Partner of the NBA in sub-Saharan Africa since 2015.

Castle Lite - Official Beer Partner of NBA Africa Game 2017. There will be series of activation including the Castle Lite Extra Cold Zone pregame fan festival at the Ticketpro Dome.

General Electric - Official Marketing Partner of the NBA Africa Game 2017

Solektra International – Official Marketing Partner of NBA Africa Game 2017.The company will provide sustainable solar lighting solutions for communities as part of the NBA Africa programmes. 

Marriott International – Official Marketing Partner of NBA Africa Game 2017. The company will send one lucky winner from the US to attend the game and will host a series of elite events in Johannesburg.

947 – Official Radio Partner of NBA Africa Game 2017.  The NBA will leverage on 947`s radio personalities to promote the game throughout South Africa. 

According to the NBA Vice President and Managing Director for Africa, Amadou Gallo Fall; "This blue chip roster of partners for the second NBA Africa Game is a testament to the growth of basketball and the NBA brand across the continent. These like minded partners also share our mission to improve the lives of young people and will work with us to amplify the impact of the game of basketball throughout Africa.”

The 2017 NBA game in Africa will take place Saturday, Aug. 5 at the Ticketpro Dome in Johannesburg, South Africa.

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  1. carlos tom

    Good day NBA.. Nice program for africa basketball lover.i some idea for this year 2017 program.if you guys can add coaching elight Africa coaches on their local program to enhance them to do more to improve in their coaching program,it will go along way,to help basketball in africa.we truly need it. Thanks yours faithfully haed coach. Peace Basketball Academy NG.

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