2015 Youth Basketball Camp

Balls for Youth Basketball Camp 2015
Coach Tommy Davis (center) has returned to Lomé for the third year in a row to coach Togolese youth

As part of its sports diplomacy programming, the Embassy of the United States, in collaboration with the Lomé Gulf Basketball League, is hosting a basketball camp from August 17-29. Mr. Tommy Davis, a U.S. basketball coach based in France, will for the third straight year teach 100 Togolese youth aged 12-18 to strengthen their basketball technical skills and instill values of teamwork and leadership, as well as promote good clean fun.  Togolese alumni from U.S. government programs, including Mandela Washington Fellows, will also lead workshops pertaining to leadership, entrepreneurship, health and protection of the environment.