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Ascend Together brace up for five-on-five Basketball championship

May 26, 2016, 3:20 PM | Article By: Lamin Darboe

Ascend Together, an organisation that seeks to create opportunity for the youth in The Gambia through sport, is organizing a five on five basketball championship on 29 May 2016, at the Independence Stadium in Bakau.

Ascend Together’s programmes focus on academic commitment, leadership, teamwork, development, discipline and punctuality.

Ascend Together Organisation began through the efforts of several former Peace Corps volunteers who were involved in youth basketball during their time in The Gambia.

In partnership with Gambia Basketball Association and working with schools, youth Organizations, relevant organizations across the country, Ascend Together aims to build the foundation for Gambian basketball at the grassroots.

It would be recalled that the organisation had organised a successful three on three basketball championship.