He is easily one of the most accomplished basketball player in Nigeria’s basketball history with enviable collection of medals in the domestic basketball club level and he is well known in the basketball fatality,
His name is Musa Usman and he is a three star basketball General, having won the prestigious professional basketball league in Nigeria with Royal Hoopers of Port-Harcourt back to back for two season and then most recently with Mark Mentors of Abuja.
Musa Usman has expressed confidence that he can make an impact for Nigeria at the Olympics this year if selected for the Rio 2016 event in August.
According to Musa, who was the top performer for Mark Mentors basketball team that won the Nation’s National basketball league in 2015, “I want to play for Nigeria’s D’ Tigers because the team certainly need experience and quality players like me that can add more value to the team at this critical period,” the lanky forward posited confidently.
Musa Usman who last December 2015, also won the Mark d’ ball trophy in Otukpo with the team called ”Blame It On Experience” re-affirmed his desire to be at the Olympics in Rio de Janiero with the D’ Tigers of Nigeria if given the opportunity to serve his country by coach William Voigt . “For me, to play at the Olympics would be a dream, a great honour to represent my country at the Games.
Speaking on the chances of his team (Mark Mentors) retaining the league trophy this season, The Vice Captain of the Abuja Millionaires as the team is called, stated emphatically that nothing has change, the team still remain relevant and will compete on all front for the league glory,
He was quick to warn that the departure of some of the key players that won the league title last year has not in any way affected or depleted the team’s chemistry rather it has given them a new synergy to forge ahead.