Abuja - The Nigerian Army Basketball Team
(NIGARM Rockets) has maintained the winning streak by teams from the uniformed
The team gained promotion to the National Division One
this past weekend.
The team emerged runners up in the National Basketball League Division two.
The team however lost the final match to All Stars
Basketball team in an entertaining match at the NBBF Indoor Sports Hall at the National Stadium in Abuja.
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The Championship which commenced on November 15 featured
12 teams vying for honours.
“With this feat, the NIGARM Rockets has earned promotion
to National Division One," Colonel Sani Kukasheka Usman, Acting Director
Army Public Relations, said.
"It will be recalled that Nigerian Army sportsmen
and women have been excelling in various sporting events and competitions;
winning laurels locally and internationally."
The athletes, Usman said, had especially won in
wrestling, taekwondo, boxing, judo, athletics and basketball, among others. -
- CAJ News