Sports in Amuwo Odofin is an aspect that is needs support . So recently we met a team that has been doing great since its inception and they are the Festival Basketball Bulls.
The Festival basketball bulls (FBB) started on the 5th of August, 2016 at x close 23Road, 2nd Avenue, Sprite Court, Festac Town, Lagos.
The team was founded by the famous Onyeka Samuel Elvis Chukwuemeka Augustine Umeadi. He played the Sprite Triple Slam three times in a row i.e 2009, 2010, 2011, making him the only Basketball Player to have played it thrice.
He has been the Best Basketball Player in Festac for the past six years and now he is the Head Coach of The Festival Basketball Bulls (FBB).
The FBB team has one Captain, one Assistant Captain and nine players making a total of eleven players. They have their training days on Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays and Saturdays.
Their Saturday training is for school students. The team has played up to 7 games and so far they have won six and lost one.
The game with Whitesands School was the most interesting and victorious game the team has had, beating Whitesands School 60 – 31.
The vision of the team is to win more games in the future and become one of the best teams in Nigeria. They want their character to influence others in the field of play.
Their motto is God, Education and basketball. The ultimate believe they have is that with constant practice you can attain great heights in basketball.