The 2011 Lime Dominica DABA National Basketball League to commence this weekend

 

The 2011 basketball season will kick off tomorrow when the Dominica Amateur Basketball Association (DABA) hosts the official opening ceremony of the 2011 Lime Dominica DABA Basketball League.

 

The official opening ceremony which will be held at the Lindo Park in Goodwill is expected to commence at 5:30pm.

 

Public Relations Officer of the Dominica Amateur Basketball Association Mr. Mickey Joseph says the League which is expected to run from April to August is expected to see participation from 25 – 30 teams.

 

A special recognition ceremony will also form part of the official opening ceremony.

 

According to Mr. Joseph, the association has decided to use this opportunity to award the players of the 1976 national basketball team, most of who are currently on island.

 

Teams from the town of Portsmouth as well as from communities of Bense and Grand Fond are expected to reenter the league while patrons can expect to see the regular teams from the communities of Paix-Bouche, St. Joseph, Marigot and Grand Bay to name a few.

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