Deborah Academy will play against Amazing Girls Academy in the U-20 girls’ category of the Youth Alive Community Basketball League in Yaba, Lagos when action resumes in the competition on Friday.
The News Agency of Nigeria reports that the fixtures, released on Thursday by the organisers of the junior league, also showed that Zion Academy will meet Raptors Academy in the U-20 male category.
Also on Friday, Zion Academy will fight for supremacy with Camp David in the U-12 boys/girls mixed matches, while Warlord plays Zion Academy in the U-16 boys’ category.
On Saturday, Esther Academy will take on Virtuous Girls in the U-20 girls’, Bounce Academy will play Adopt-A-Talent and Warlord face Raptors in the U-20 boys’ category.
In second matches on Saturday, Dell Academy will meet D-Bond Academy in the U-12, and Raptors Academy play Dell Academy in the U-16 matches.
Gbade Olatona, the coordinator of the competition, said that the junior league matches would hold at the Mobolaji Johnson Sports Complex, Yaba.
“The weekend matches are expected to be tough and exciting; the players are going to exhibit their skills,” he said.
“The young players are already in competition mood and every weekend, they want to show how they are adapting to playing competitive basketball.’’
The Youth Alive Community Basketball League is in its fourth edition and is being sponsored by the Lagos State Basketball Academy.