Meet the Country’s Most Recent Junior Basketball Scholarship Recipient


The Antigua and Barbuda Basketball Association (ABBA) is pleased to announce the achievement of the country’s most recent Junior Basketball Scholarship recipient, 15-year-old, Shamoi Tonge.

Tonge, a member of the Wadadli Elite Basketball Club, accepted a scholarship to attend Olympus Basketball Academy in the United States of America (USA), through a strategic partnership between Wadadli Elite and Gimme Five Worldwide.

President of the ABBA, Ms. Kebra Nanton pledged the Association’s continued support, as Shamoi embarks on his journey to continue his basketball career overseas and maximize his development as a student athlete.

She further stated that this partnership, and others alike, will open more doors for young Antiguan and Barbudan men and women, in the sport of basketball.

Name: Shamoi Tonge Date of Birth: 08/01/2005 Age: 15 Height: 6’2″ Weight: 185 lbs. Position: Point Guard

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  1. Congrats to you young man. Please keep your head up and stick to the real Caribbean values that you were raised on. Nah falla multitude fu do evil. Trust in the Lord with ALL your heart and do NOT rely on your “own understanding”. In EVERYTHING you do, consult Him and He will show you which path to take.

    Be mindful of the company you keep
    Study hard
    Practise hard
    Play hard
    Relax hard
    Eat healthy
    Draw nigh to God
    Rep Antigua and Barbuda
    Be true to yourself

  2. Congrats. Very proud of you. Will pray for your well being and your success.

    Remember hard work beats talent when talent doesn’t work hard.

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