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LIBERIAN BASKETBALL: WHERE ARE THE BALLERS?

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Basketball in Liberia has been growing, since 1964.  Although Liberia has not made an Olympic appearance, the country has been to the International Basketball Federation (FIBA) African Championship.  This tournament is Africa’s premiere club competition, as FIBA hosts both national and club matches. In 1983, Liberia placed 9th out of 10 teams and in 2007 the team finished in 16th place.

A recent Facebook post has brought Lib Olympic Blog’s attention to the exhilarating sport in Liberia. Mr. Wes Smith, a member of the Ja’BELLEH Sports Mag Facebook group, recently posted some great Liberian basketball news.

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