Sound Sultan Without end in our hearts ….
The Basketball Federation of Nigeria (NBBF:) paid a luminous tribute to Sound Sultan after the Nigerian males’s basketball staff, D’Tigers: beat Argentina on Monday.
The D’Tigers in preparation for the upcoming Tokyo 2020 Olympics received 94-71 over Argentina’s fourth-place end at an exhibition in Las Vegas.
This victory comes hours after surprising the basketball world with a 90-87 victory over the USA Workforce who’re identified to have one of the best NBA gamers.
Following its verified Twitter account, NBBF devoted Nigeria’s main victories in opposition to the USA and Argentina to the late veteran musician, Sound Sultan.
“We dedicate the victories in opposition to the US and Argentina to the late Olanrewaju Fasasi (@Soundsultan). You see this coming day when Nigeria will turn into a dominant power in world basketball. Mockingly, the day we received in opposition to @usabasketball, is whenever you gave up the ghost. RIP:».
Sound Sultan died Sunday, July 11, after a battle with throat most cancers. Throughout his lifetime, Sultan was a giant basketball fanatic. He performed on the college and in 2015 acquired a stake within the Lagos Islanders, a Lagos-based basketball membership based in 1984.
His contribution and fervour for the game have been additionally acknowledged by President Buhari and Lagos State Governor Sanwo-Olu whereas paying tribute to him on July 12, 2021.