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Basketball Training Clinic with Coach Tommy Davis

Nov 26, 2014, 9:42 AM

The U.S. Embassy is hosting a basketball training clinic led by Coach Tommy Davis, a former National Basketball Association (NBA) player and college basketball coach, according to a media release by Mohamadou ‘Papa’ Njie of U.S. Embassy.

Coach Davis will train the regional NAYCONF teams and coaches, Gambian students, as well as Physical Education teachers on the fundamentals of basketball.

The basketball training clinic will take place from November 30 to December 7, 2014 in Banjul and Bansang.

The U.S. Embassy hopes that the participation of youth in this program will give them the crucial fundamental skills necessary to develop not only their physical talent, but to inspire in them a sense of character and self-confidence, which carries significant educational and social benefits.