By Leslie Nyoni
Bulawayo Basketball has expressed joy over the women’s team of the decade selected by the Basketball Union of Zimbabwe through an adjudication process.
Eight of the players who at one point played basketball in the city of Kings appeared on the team which was released yesterday.
Speaking to Skyz Metro FM news Secretary General of Bulawayo Basketball Association (BBA) Francis Dube , said the list reflected how basket ball in the city has grown from the previous years.
Basketball Union of Zimbabwe is running virtual polls that will see players from the past decade 2011 to 2021 being rewarded for their contribution to the sport.
One of the nominees Yolanda Matayataya who plays for Lakers in the BBA said such awards were motivation to the girl child to work hard which later on translates to quality players which can be fed to the national team.
Voting for the people’s choice player of the decade award is ongoing on the Basketball Union of Zimbabwe Facebook page were the public will be allowed to vote for their candidate from the team of the decade list