As part of the long objectives of the Olumide Oyedeji Youth Foundation to develop the Nigerian youth through education and sports, the Foundation is partnering with Peak Sports China to extend its basketball camp beyond the Nigerian borders to other African countries with the “No Borders Basketball Camp”.
The elite basketball camp will feature 50 young basketball players from more than 8 countries across the continent and will focus on top athletes in an attempt to bring the best and most talented young basketball players together.
During the week long intensive training camp, participants will be taught basketball positional development drills and will be put through advance strength and conditioning exercises. Participant will compete against each other to select the best of the best.
Speaking about the No Borders Basketball Camp, Olumide Oyedeji said it was necessary to take things to the next level as part of the Foundations long term strategy;
“It is a great privilege to have the first edition of the No Borders Basketball Camp in Nigeria. The No Border Basketball Camp is an opportunity to give elite basketball players a platform to come together to learn about friendship and culture. What we have done with our basketball camps over the years is to identify promising players. With No Borders Camp, we want to give already identified talents a platform to learn advance basketball and other life skills”
Helen Lin, Marketing Manager (International Markets) Peak Sports expressed her excitement about the No Borders Basketball Camp in Nigeria.
“We are very happy to partner with Olumide Oyedeji and his foundation in bringing the No Borders Camp to Nigeria. We are aware of his commitment to giving back to the community through his foundation in Nigeria. We have taken the camp to different countries in the world including Turkey, Bulgaria, Romania and Brazil. We are happy it is coming to Nigeria. Olumide played professional basketball in China for many years. We are happy to work with him again’
NBA Academy Africa coach – Joe Tomou, is one of the many coaches that will teach the participants. Invitation letters have already been sent out to selected players. The camp will be held at the National Stadium Surulere, Lagos from Monday 23 – Saturday 28 October 2017.
About Olumide Oyedeji Foundation
Olumide Oyedeji Youth Foundation is a not-for-profit organisation established in Nigeria, United States of America and The United Kingdom with the objective of enlightening the youth about education and teamwork. Over 45,000 kids have benefited from the Foundation globally in the last 18 years.
About Peak Sports
Peak Sport Products is a Chinese sportswear and sport equipment company established in 2000. Peak Sport designs, develops, manufactures, distributes and markets its sportswear products under the Peak brand. The company covers a variety of sports such as basketball, jogging, soccer, volleyball, tennis and other sports. It has more than 5,000 stores in different countries across America, Europe, Asia and Australia