May 28, 2024

WARRI– The oil rich city is set to host the inaugural “Lucky Oyovwi Elite Basketball Clinic/Tournament. 

In line with giving back to society that played a greater part in his basketball development, top U.S. based sportsman Lucky Oyovwi is set is set to leave no stone unturned.

A Very Short Story…

Lucky was raised in Warri, and grew up playing basketball for Peace Academy– a Warri based basketball academy.

Tutored by the legendary Coach Carlos Tom Idike, Lucky’s game blossomed despite challenges from  every side.

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It wasn’t long before mother luck smiled on Lucky Oyovwi. His skill-set, discipline and dedication to the game of basketball earned him a scholarship with a U.S. varsity.

The Next Page…

While staying dedicated to the cause, Lucky found a new muse- America Football.

As strange as it seems for someone making the switch from basketball to football, Lucky trained his ass out on a daily.

He played for Charleston State University, in the process for transferring to his Alabama State University.

Lucky Oyovwi (Top Left)

A Man on a Mission…

As a student athlete, Lucky  bagged a bachelor of science honors in social work from Alabama State University.

While studying for his degree and also playing sports, he raised the bar further up by engaging in fashion programs.

See Top Ranked Nigerian-born high school player who commits for Kentucky. 

It came as a surprise though, but the fact that he came out tops at a fashion event would wow alot of folks both home and abroad.

Lucky Oyovwi
Top Male Model of the Year- 2020

Lucky Oyovwi has been able to expertly navigate virtually all spheres of life and thanks to his upbringing, he is still as focused as ever.


The inaugural tournament which begins on the 26th(today) of December 2022, is set to be the first of many clinics/competitions Lucky would be powering.

The time slated is for 10a.m. daily and no registration fee is involved.

Venue: Akporaro Estate Opposite Custom barracks Airport Road, Warri.

Time: 10 a.m.

Date: 26th-28th December 2022.

Lucky Oyovwi

The event would feature both male and female categories with prize monies attached to first and second place of each category.

Prizes for Male Category

  • 1st Place- NGN 80,000
  • 2nd Place- NGN 30,000

Prizes for Female Category

  • 1st Place- NGN 40,000
  • 2nd Place- NGN 20,000

The players are already ecstatic about this competition, the buzz is on already.

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As at the time of this article Lucky Oyovwi has already touched down Nigeria, and is currently in Warri.

This sure promises to be exciting… Stay Locked on here for more.

For more enquiries and more information, kindly contact: 09024234493, 08094417280.

Image Credit: Lucky Oyovwhi (Facebook)


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