2022 MILO BASKETBALL CHAMPIONSHIP ENDS AS BAYELSA SCHOOLS RULE~ Fame News

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The 22nd Milo Basketball Championship ended in great excitement as the boys from
Bishop Dimieari Grammar School, Obom Bayelsa State defeated Government
Secondary School, Karu, FCT, 36 to 33 in a nail-biting encounter.

The game was in
a draw situation with each team holding 33 points and only 22 seconds left on the
clock when the Bayelsa boys threw a three points from the center of the court that
coincided with the final buzzer, sending the spectators into a moment of jubilation.

Wassim – Wassim El-Husseini, MD/CEO Nestlé Nigeria PLC.


In a different but one-sided encounter, the girls from St. Jude’s Secondary Schools
Amarata, Bayelsa State outclassed their counterparts from Akpur College, Gboko,
Benue State by 38 to 14 to emerge winners in the girls’ category of the
Championship.


Speaking at the basketball finals, the Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer
of Nestlé Nigeria PLC, Mr. Wassim El-Husseini said, “The MILO Basketball
Championship provides a platform to help the participants imbibe values that set
the right foundation for their future.

As they participate in sports, they learn grit –
perseverance through hardship, courage to overcome fear, ability to work in a team,
self-belief, respect, and leadership.

We will therefore, continue to do our utmost to
help shape a healthier and happier generation of Nigerians by encouraging
participation in sporting activities through the MILO Basketball Championship.”

Wassim at MBC – Wassim El-Husseini, MD/CEO Nestlé Nigeria PLC addressing participants at the finale of the 22nd MILO Basketball Championship national finals at the Indoor Sports Hall of the National Stadium, Surulere, Lagos on Thursday June 30, 2022.


The Nestlé Chief Executive thanked the Nigerian Schools Sports Federation (NSSF),
the National Collegiate Sports Foundation (NCSF), the Nigeria Basketball Federation
(NBBF), the Ministries of Sports, Youth Development and Education in the various

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