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[Answers] How well do you know these African sportsmen?

June 10, 2018 at 10:24 am | Africa Quiz

Francis Akhalbey

Francis Akhalbey | Staff Writer

June 10, 2018 at 10:24 am | Africa Quiz

1. Which European national basketball team does Congolese born star Serge Ibaka play for? Spain

2. Toronto Raptors’ president of basketball operations Masai Ujiri once played professionally in Europe? True

3. In 2017, Gift Ngoepe became the first African-born player to feature in a Major League Baseball (MLB) game playing for which team? Pittsburgh Pirates

4. Fast-rising NBA star Pascal Siakam almost became a Catholic priest in his home country of? Cameroon

5. The Golden Boot for the just ended English Premier League season was shared between three Africans – Mohammed Salah, Pierre Emerick Aubameyang and? Sadio Mane

6. Nigerian sprinter and athlete-student Divine Oduduru is Africa’s second fastest man behind compatriot Olusoji Fasuba. Which college is he in? Texas Tech University

7. One of these footballers is not a Champions League winner? Emmanuel Adebayor

8. A first overall draft pick, he went ahead to win back-to-back NBA championships with the Houston Rockets? Hakeem Olajuwon

9. Born to Nigerian parents, which European national basketball team does Giannis Sina Ougko Antetokounmpo play for? Greece

10. The current world marathon record holder is? Eliud Kipchoge

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