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Envol City joins Basketball Africa League as Official Partner

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The BAL (theBAL.com) and Envol Metropolis to Interact Followers in Senegal Starting Subsequent Season; prime Eight BAL Groups to Compete at BAL Playoffs and Finals in Kigali, Rwanda from Might 21-28.

The Basketball Africa League (BAL) and Envol Metropolis – an revolutionary real-estate challenge within the upscale district of Diamniadio in Dakar, Senegal – immediately introduced a multiyear partnership that makes Envol Metropolis an official accomplice of the BAL and the league’s Nation Associate in Senegal.

Starting with the 2023 BAL season, the BAL and Envol Metropolis will collaborate on fan engagement initiatives that showcase the convergence of sport, music, meals, artwork, and style, together with at BAL Fan Zones throughout video games in Dakar.  The primary BAL Fan Zone was held in Dakar from March 5-15 and featured a DJ, stay musical performances, concession stands, merchandise gross sales, alternatives to fulfill NBA and basketball legends, and extra.  Envol Metropolis branding will even be seen on the BAL court docket and broadcasts throughout the 2022 BAL Playoffs, which can characteristic the highest eight groups from the league’s Sahara and Nile Conferences competing in a single-elimination match and Finals at Kigali Enviornment in Rwanda from Might 21-28.

“We’re happy to accomplice with Envol Metropolis to interact the passionate BAL followers in Senegal whereas shining a lightweight on Africa’s capability to be a world chief in sports activities and leisure,” stated BAL President Amadou Gallo Fall.  “Envol Metropolis shares our dedication to a future for Africa primarily based on modernity and innovation, and we look ahead to working collectively to make use of the convening and transformative energy of sports activities to offer memorable experiences to BAL followers and visitors.”

“Envol Metropolis is an revolutionary and fashionable actual property challenge, firmly targeted on the longer term,” stated Envol Metropolis CEO Moctar Thiam.  “Our imaginative and prescient for Africa sooner or later is one that’s formidable, revolutionary and a logo of excellence.  It’s due to this fact solely pure for us to determine a partnership with BAL, a well-established model on the continent and past.  By our sturdy partnership with BAL, we need to be an instance for pan-African youth and create bridges that construct the trail in direction of a typical imaginative and prescient for Africa’s future.”

Envol Metropolis joins the BAL’s roster of world-class advertising and marketing companions, which incorporates Foundational Companions New Fortress Vitality (NFE), Rwanda Improvement Board (RDB), NIKE, Jordan Model and Wilson, and official companions Alley-Oop Africa, Lawyer Common Alliance (AGA) – Africa, Vacation spot Senegal, and Air Senegal, Flutterwave and Hennessy.

The expanded 2022 BAL season options the highest 12 membership groups from 12 African international locations enjoying a complete of 38 video games in three cities over three months: Dakar (March 5-15); Cairo, Egypt (April 9-19); and Kigali (Might 21-28).  The BAL is reaching followers in 215 international locations and territories in 14 languages by free-to-air and paid TV broadcast partnerships with Canal+, ESPN, NBA TV, Tencent Sports activities, TSN, American Forces Community (AFN), Voice of America (VOA), TV5Monde and VisionView TV and livestreaming on the NBA App, NBA.com and NBA.com/BAL.

The 2022 BAL Playoffs will tip off on Might 21 at 8:30 a.m. ET / 2:30 p.m. CAT when Angola’s Petro de Luanda (4-1) takes on Morocco’s AS Salé (3-2), adopted by Rwanda’s REG (4-1) in opposition to Cameroon’s F.A.P (2-3) at midday ET / 6 p.m. CAT.  The quarterfinals will proceed on Might 22 with Tunisia’s US Monastir (4-1) going through South Africa’s Cape City Tigers (2-3) at 8:30 a.m. ET / 2:30 p.m. CAT, adopted by defending BAL champion Zamalek of Egypt (5-0) in opposition to Guinea’s S.L.A.C (2-3) at midday ET / 6 p.m. CAT.

Winners of the quarterfinal matchups will meet within the semifinals on Might 25 for the possibility to advance to the 2022 BAL Finals, which might be held Might 28 at 12:00 p.m. ET / 6:00 p.m. CAT and can air in Africa on ESPN, Canal+, VisionView TV and VOA radio, and world wide on AFN, ESPNews, NBA TV Worldwide, Tencent Sports activities, TSN, the NBA App, NBA.com and NBA.com/BAL.

Basketball Africa League 2022 Playoffs/Finals Promotional Spot: https://bit.ly/3wmEhaD (Credit score: BAL)

Distributed by APO Group on behalf of Basketball Africa League (BAL).

Contacts:
Edwin Eselem
BAL Communications
+221 78 615 4287
[email protected]

Bigue Seck
Envol Metropolis Communications
+221 33 859 09 16
[email protected]

About Envol Metropolis:
Positioned 30 km from Dakar within the coronary heart of the Diamniadio city middle, Envol Metropolis, “Diamniadio’s Stylish District,” is greater than an actual property challenge: it’s a imaginative and prescient of the Africa of the longer term primarily based on excellence and innovation. Three interconnected areas providing housing, high-end residences and top-notch companies – Espace Dakar, Espace Timbuktu and Espace Lagos – surrounding the United Nations Home, a hub of openness to the world. Between modernity – by its programmes and companies – and custom – by the supplies employed and respect for the atmosphere – Envol Metropolis presents you the very best of each worlds. Characterised by its fashionable, sustainable and timeless bioclimatic structure totally tailored to the tropical local weather, Envol Metropolis builds a superbly harmonious relationship with its present atmosphere. Envol Metropolis Video: https://bit.ly/3FHt1K8

In regards to the BAL:
The Basketball Africa League (BAL), a partnership between the Worldwide Basketball Federation (FIBA) and the NBA, is a brand new skilled league that includes 12 membership groups from throughout Africa.  Headquartered in Dakar, Senegal, the BAL builds on the muse of membership competitions FIBA Regional Workplace Africa has organized in Africa and marks the NBA’s first collaboration to function a league exterior North America.  Followers can comply with the BAL (@theBAL) on Fb, Instagram, Twitter and YouTube and register their curiosity in receiving extra data at NBA.com/BAL.

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