TMB sponsors NBA star Bismack Biyombo’s Basketball Camp
14.07.2015, Goma, DRC – Bismack Biyombo, the Congolese NBA player, is in Congo once again this summer to take part in the annual Bismack Biyombo Basketball Camps.
Mindful of the immense importance of sport and positive role models in the development and education of young people and civil society, TMB is delighted to support the basketball tour and related camps for the third consecutive year.
Bismack Biyombo Sumba is a 24-year-old Congolese professional basketball player born in Lubumbashi who has been enjoying great success in the NBA. Bismack recently joined Orlando Magic, having previously played with Toronto Raptors and the Charlotte Bobcats.
The Bismack Biyombo Basketball Training Camps have been running since 2013. This year camps are taking place in Goma, Kinshasa and Lubumbashi according to the programme below.
Goma – UNIGOM court
14 July: Camp from 9.30 to 12.00
15 July: Camp from 9.30 to 12.00
16 July: Inauguration of the TMB/Bismack Biyombo court at 14.30 – Gala match at 16.00
Kinshasa – Stade des Martyrs
15 to 21 July, from 16.00 to 18.00: Participants’ preselection (Limete 7ème Rue)
22 July: Competition and selection
23 July: Workshop
24 July: All Star Game
Lubumbashi – Kiwele Multi-Sports Complex
15 to 21 July, from 16.00 to 18.00: Participants’ preselection
26 July: Competition and selection
27 July: Workshop
28 July: All Star Game
The objective of the Bismack Biyombo Basketball Camp is to promote the game of basketball and its core values as a tool to accomplish life goals, an objective TMB is thrilled to support. The initiative aims at giving young people across the country opportunities to pursue their education and to develop their sporting careers.
Bismack is a model and an inspiration for young Congolese and TMB is thrilled to welcome him home to the Congo.