Basketball Wears New Face in Run BT Tourney

Basketball lovers in the country should brace themselves up for bigger and better events, Maravi Express has learnt.
This was said during a RUN Blantyre Basketball tournament also known as 4×4 tournament which took place at the Blantyre Youth Centre (BYC) in the Commercial City of Blantyre over the weekend.
This, according to the officials was the first to be held in as far as Basketball is concerned and they said they will gun hard to make it to it that it should be an annual event.
One of the officials present James Dalo had this to say to journalists covering the event, “I would say that this was a matter to bring in fun to the basketball family. As you have seen there has been music being played here and members from a number of teams have been getting to the course to showcase their talent.
“Let me say that next time with proper planning we are going to take this thing altogether to another level,” he explained.
One of the sponsors of the event from Mango Advertising Agency, Mr. Kondwani Kabowa said they were delighted with the event.
“We’ve done this for the love of the sport and we call upon others to follow into our footsteps.
“As for the future of tournament of this nature we are going to be there again,” he said.
In addition, Hendry Amosi himself, a player who also represented one of the sponsors, Superior Food Market said that he was overwhelmed with joy with the performance of the teams on the court as well as the attendance.
“I am happy that we have achieved what we wanted in as far as the game of basketball is concerned. Infact we are hoping for better and bigger things in the near future, “ he said.
One of the well-known basketball lovers Nathaniel Munshi was all of smiles about the event.
“It’s something that sport loving Malawians do not especially do but here we are where we have seen something new in the game of basketball. I just hope that the organisers should make this an annual event, “he told Maravi Express.
The competition was sponsored by among others Mango Advertising Agency, Superior Food Market and Prime Technologies.