At the Basketball Without Borders training camp in Senegal, African NBA stars like Gorgui Diang and Joel Embiid coached the continent's best under-17 players for a weekend. It left a big impression on the boys and girls who are dreaming of glory.
The 12-team professional league in Africa will start playing in January 2020. The NBA said the new league will help develop basketball in Africa and create economic opportunities.
No African soccer team has ever reached the World Cup semi-finals. For the 2018 tournament in Russia, five strong teams could change that. But it's not going to be an easy feat.
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