Basketball marathon in aid of Puttinu Cares

Tuesday, May 1, 2018, 9:39

Siggiewi basketball would like to announce that they are organizing a 27 hour basketball marathon in aid of Puttinu Cares with the help of Montekristo estates where the marathon is going to be held and the main sponsor Inspectorate and the technical sponsor Teamsport.

51 Siggiewi players and 3 players from other teams, aged between 12 and 16 are going to play on shift basis 17 basketball games. Coach Karl Borg informed the press that the basketball marathon is going to be held at montekristo estates and the opening will start at 415pm on the 25th May 2018 while the tip off will be at 500pm and the last play will be on the 26th May at 8.00pm Mr. Andrew Decelis, from Puttinu Cares said that it is a great thing what Siggiewi basketball are doing. In these last 4 years , Siggiewi basketball donated €17,000 to Puttinu Cares.

During the press coference it was noted also that on Tuesday 1st May a coaching clinic in aid for this marathon too, is going to be held to at Ta qali pavillion .. fee is going to be of €5 and is going to Puttinu too. Clinic is going to be conducted by italian coach Tony Valentinetti.

Siggiewi basketball which counts 140 kids on their books also informed the press that they signed an agreement with The Gut managed by VBL for five years as a their main sponsor. Other sponsors for Siggiewi basketball school are Matress Collection, Teamsport, Noel auto dealer, il-Forn ta’ l-Ghawdxi, The Ledgend and Fairdeal.





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