Basketball Manitoba is proud to present the Manitoba Provincial Team program which identifies, trains and develops the top basketball players in the province.  Get to know the current team members below.  Click or tap on an image to view it in full size.








TEAM
15U Male
POSITION
Guard
FIRST NAME
Anthony
LAST NAME
Okindo
PRESENT AGE
15
CITY/TOWN
Headingley
PRESENT GRADE
Grade 9
YEARS IN BASKETBALL
9 years
SCHOOL PRESENTLY ATTENDING
St. Paul's High School
SCHOOL ATTENDING THIS FALL
St. Paul's High School
BASKETBALL CLUB NAME
Jr. Bisons 
FAVOURITE PLAYER & TEAM
my favourite player is Michael Jordan and favourite team is Boston Celtics 
SUMMER GOALS
improve at  basketball 
BASKETBALL ASPIRATIONS
NBA player 
FONDEST MEMORY IN BASKETBALL
scoring 60 points in a game 
BIGGEST BASKETBALL INFLUENCE
my dad
AFTER HIGH SCHOOL
Be a division 1 basketball player 
WHEN BASKETBALL CAREER IS OVER
have some type of profitable job 


TEAM
15U Male
POSITION
Guard
FIRST NAME
Brendan
LAST NAME
Amoyaw
PRESENT AGE
15
CITY/TOWN
Winnipeg
PRESENT GRADE
Grade 9
YEARS IN BASKETBALL
5 years
SCHOOL PRESENTLY ATTENDING
Grant Park High School
SCHOOL ATTENDING THIS FALL
Vincent Massey Collegiate
BASKETBALL CLUB NAME
Ignite Canada
FAVOURITE PLAYER & TEAM
Kawhi Leonard - Toronto Raptors.
SUMMER GOALS
Become an increasingly better ball handler, continue to develop my IQ, continue to shoot consistently from the mid-range, be a good teammate by showing leadership skills, and enjoy this experience.
BASKETBALL ASPIRATIONS
To play in University basketball or D1 NCAA basketball.
FONDEST MEMORY IN BASKETBALL
Making two clutch free throws at the end of a close school tournament game, being part of the CP program for the last three years, and being part of the 15U provincial team for the second year.
BIGGEST BASKETBALL INFLUENCE
Dan Becker, my dad, and Charles Carlos.
AFTER HIGH SCHOOL
Go to university to study medicine or biology.
WHEN BASKETBALL CAREER IS OVER
Pursue my career as a doctor or scientist, and coach part-time to give back to the community.


TEAM
15U Male
POSITION
Forward
FIRST NAME
Chinonso
LAST NAME
Njelita
PRESENT AGE
15
CITY/TOWN
Winnipeg
PRESENT GRADE
Grade 9
YEARS IN BASKETBALL
3 years
SCHOOL PRESENTLY ATTENDING
Dakota Collegiate
SCHOOL ATTENDING THIS FALL
Dakota Collegiate
BASKETBALL CLUB NAME
Ignite
FAVOURITE PLAYER & TEAM
Kawai Leonard & Golden state warriors
SUMMER GOALS
To excel in my shooting and learn better control
BASKETBALL ASPIRATIONS
My basketball aspirations are to make D1
FONDEST MEMORY IN BASKETBALL
My favourite memory was when I made a winning bucket for the team
BIGGEST BASKETBALL INFLUENCE
Charles Carlos
AFTER HIGH SCHOOL
I would like to play D1
WHEN BASKETBALL CAREER IS OVER
I would like to be a psychiatrist


TEAM
15U Male
POSITION
Guard
FIRST NAME
Chisom
LAST NAME
Njelita
PRESENT AGE
15
CITY/TOWN
Winnipeg
PRESENT GRADE
Grade 9
YEARS IN BASKETBALL
3 years
SCHOOL PRESENTLY ATTENDING
Dakota Collegiate
SCHOOL ATTENDING THIS FALL
Dakota Collegiate
BASKETBALL CLUB NAME
Ignite
FAVOURITE PLAYER & TEAM
Stephen Curry,  Houston Rockets
SUMMER GOALS
Better shooter
BASKETBALL ASPIRATIONS
Play D1
FONDEST MEMORY IN BASKETBALL
Dunking in grade 9
BIGGEST BASKETBALL INFLUENCE
Coach Charles
AFTER HIGH SCHOOL
I would like to play in a bigger league like D1
WHEN BASKETBALL CAREER IS OVER
Become a mechanic


TEAM
15U Male
POSITION
Guard
FIRST NAME
Giovanni
LAST NAME
Ajiamah
PRESENT AGE
14
CITY/TOWN
Winnipeg
PRESENT GRADE
Grade 8
YEARS IN BASKETBALL
4 years
SCHOOL PRESENTLY ATTENDING
La Barriere Crossings School
SCHOOL ATTENDING THIS FALL
St. Paul's High School
BASKETBALL CLUB NAME
Ignite Basketball
FAVOURITE PLAYER & TEAM
Micheal Jordan & Toronto Raptors
SUMMER GOALS
Take every aspect of my game to a D1 level
BASKETBALL ASPIRATIONS
playing d1 basketball than playing in the NBA
FONDEST MEMORY IN BASKETBALL
leading the peg city league in ppg and spg & getting my first dunk
BIGGEST BASKETBALL INFLUENCE
Micheal Jordan
AFTER HIGH SCHOOL
Play in the NBA
WHEN BASKETBALL CAREER IS OVER
Plastic surgeon or commentator on ESPN


TEAM
15U Male
POSITION
Forward
FIRST NAME
Jordan
LAST NAME
Cahill
PRESENT AGE
15
CITY/TOWN
Lorette
PRESENT GRADE
Grade 9
YEARS IN BASKETBALL
2 years
SCHOOL PRESENTLY ATTENDING
Lorette Collegiate
SCHOOL ATTENDING THIS FALL
College Lorette Collegiate
BASKETBALL CLUB NAME
Eastman Wolverines
FAVOURITE PLAYER & TEAM
Zion Williamson and Toronto Raptors
SUMMER GOALS
To develop as a player and win the Nationals
BASKETBALL ASPIRATIONS
To go as far as I can go
FONDEST MEMORY IN BASKETBALL
Making CP and Team Manitoba.
BIGGEST BASKETBALL INFLUENCE
Coach Matthew Chammartin
AFTER HIGH SCHOOL
Haven’t decided yet
WHEN BASKETBALL CAREER IS OVER
Be in law enforcement.


TEAM
15U Male
POSITION
Guard
FIRST NAME
Kato
LAST NAME
Jaro
PRESENT AGE
13
CITY/TOWN
Winnipeg
PRESENT GRADE
Grade 8
YEARS IN BASKETBALL
2 years
SCHOOL PRESENTLY ATTENDING
Munroe Jr High
SCHOOL ATTENDING THIS FALL
Miles Macdonell
BASKETBALL CLUB NAME
Hot Shots
FAVOURITE PLAYER & TEAM
Russell Westbrook, Oklahoma City Thunder
SUMMER GOALS
To become more agressive and physical and confident
BASKETBALL ASPIRATIONS
my aspirations are to become the best possible player I can be
FONDEST MEMORY IN BASKETBALL
Playing in the Jr NBA global world championships
BIGGEST BASKETBALL INFLUENCE
Lebron James
AFTER HIGH SCHOOL
go to a college or a university and get a degree in kinesiology
WHEN BASKETBALL CAREER IS OVER
finish college/university


TEAM
15U Male
POSITION
Guard
FIRST NAME
Lance
LAST NAME
Mangaron
PRESENT AGE
13
CITY/TOWN
Winnipeg
PRESENT GRADE
Grade 7
YEARS IN BASKETBALL
6 years
SCHOOL PRESENTLY ATTENDING
Meadows West School
SCHOOL ATTENDING THIS FALL
Sargent Park
BASKETBALL CLUB NAME
Winnipeg Hot Shots
FAVOURITE PLAYER & TEAM
Kyrie Irving
SUMMER GOALS
To be more vocal on the court and get physically stronger
BASKETBALL ASPIRATIONS
To become a Professional Basketball Player
FONDEST MEMORY IN BASKETBALL
Winning the club championships to qualify for the Jr NBA
BIGGEST BASKETBALL INFLUENCE
My dad
AFTER HIGH SCHOOL
Play University or College basketball
WHEN BASKETBALL CAREER IS OVER
Coach younger kids basketball and my knowledge of the game


TEAM
15U Male
POSITION
Guard
FIRST NAME
Lorence
LAST NAME
Dela Cruz
PRESENT AGE
14
CITY/TOWN
Winnipeg
PRESENT GRADE
Grade 9
YEARS IN BASKETBALL
7 years
SCHOOL PRESENTLY ATTENDING
St. Paul's High School
SCHOOL ATTENDING THIS FALL
St. Paul's High School
BASKETBALL CLUB NAME
Triumph Basketball
FAVOURITE PLAYER & TEAM
Damian Lillard / Portland Trail Blazers
SUMMER GOALS
Get better, mentally and physically stronger, work harder, develop good habits and discipline, give back and have fun.
BASKETBALL ASPIRATIONS
Play professionally.
FONDEST MEMORY IN BASKETBALL
Meeting Coach Red Ducharme and join Winnipeg Spirit, my first basketball club team.
BIGGEST BASKETBALL INFLUENCE
Coach Bong dela Cruz, my Dad.
AFTER HIGH SCHOOL
Attend University and play college basketball.
WHEN BASKETBALL CAREER IS OVER
Pursue a career in the business world.


TEAM
15U Male
POSITION
Forward
FIRST NAME
Michael
LAST NAME
Adebiyi
PRESENT AGE
15
CITY/TOWN
Winnipeg
PRESENT GRADE
Grade 9
YEARS IN BASKETBALL
4 years
SCHOOL PRESENTLY ATTENDING
Acadia Junior High School
SCHOOL ATTENDING THIS FALL
Fort Richmond Collegiate
BASKETBALL CLUB NAME
Ignite
FAVOURITE PLAYER & TEAM
Kawhi Leonard, Toronto Raptors
SUMMER GOALS
To improve my ball handling and shooting
BASKETBALL ASPIRATIONS
To play at a D1 college
FONDEST MEMORY IN BASKETBALL
Winning the 2017 Cougar Classic with my club team
BIGGEST BASKETBALL INFLUENCE
Charles Carlos
AFTER HIGH SCHOOL
Play college ball or study medicine
WHEN BASKETBALL CAREER IS OVER
Coach basketball or become a doctor


TEAM
15U Male
POSITION
Guard
FIRST NAME
Paul
LAST NAME
Bocalan
PRESENT AGE
13
CITY/TOWN
Winnipeg
PRESENT GRADE
Grade 8
YEARS IN BASKETBALL
5 years
SCHOOL PRESENTLY ATTENDING
Meadows West School
SCHOOL ATTENDING THIS FALL
Sisler High School
BASKETBALL CLUB NAME
Manitoba Magic
FAVOURITE PLAYER & TEAM
Lebron James & Los Angeles Lakers..
SUMMER GOALS
To improve my ball handling and shooting to become a better guard
BASKETBALL ASPIRATIONS
To receive a scholarship and to play University/College basketball
FONDEST MEMORY IN BASKETBALL
Winning my 3rd consecutive MVP in Attack League & winning city champion in Winnipeg School Division.
BIGGEST BASKETBALL INFLUENCE
My family especially my Dad
AFTER HIGH SCHOOL
To graduate from College/University.
WHEN BASKETBALL CAREER IS OVER
To find a career that fits my interest


TEAM
15U Male
POSITION
Forward
FIRST NAME
Ryan
LAST NAME
Luke
PRESENT AGE
14
CITY/TOWN
Winnipeg
PRESENT GRADE
Grade 9
YEARS IN BASKETBALL
3 years
SCHOOL PRESENTLY ATTENDING
John Taylor Collegiate
SCHOOL ATTENDING THIS FALL
John Taylor Collegiate
BASKETBALL CLUB NAME
Jr Bison
FAVOURITE PLAYER & TEAM
Kawhi Leonard Toronto Raptors
SUMMER GOALS
Improve my skills
BASKETBALL ASPIRATIONS
Earn a scholarship to play college basketball
FONDEST MEMORY IN BASKETBALL
Winning the divisional championship in middle school
BIGGEST BASKETBALL INFLUENCE
School coaches
AFTER HIGH SCHOOL
Play college basketball
WHEN BASKETBALL CAREER IS OVER
Coach basketball


TEAM
15U Male
POSITION
Guard
FIRST NAME
Waqo
LAST NAME
Tessema
PRESENT AGE
15
CITY/TOWN
Winnipeg
PRESENT GRADE
Grade 9
YEARS IN BASKETBALL
4 years
SCHOOL PRESENTLY ATTENDING
Glenlawn Collegiate Institute
SCHOOL ATTENDING THIS FALL
Glenlawn Collegiate Institute
BASKETBALL CLUB NAME
Attack Academy
FAVOURITE PLAYER & TEAM
Paul George Oklahoma City Thunder
SUMMER GOALS
Get bigger and stronger and improve ball handling skills
BASKETBALL ASPIRATIONS
I want to go as far as I can with basketball and aspire to play in the league
FONDEST MEMORY IN BASKETBALL
Going 25-0, winning provincials and winning provincial MVP
BIGGEST BASKETBALL INFLUENCE
Either my two older brothers or Kobe Bryant
AFTER HIGH SCHOOL
I want to become a pro basketball player or become a dentist
WHEN BASKETBALL CAREER IS OVER
Become a dentist


TEAM
15U Male
POSITION
Forward
FIRST NAME
Zerek
LAST NAME
Menard
PRESENT AGE
14
CITY/TOWN
Dauphin
PRESENT GRADE
Grade 9
YEARS IN BASKETBALL
5 years
SCHOOL PRESENTLY ATTENDING
Dauphin Regional School
SCHOOL ATTENDING THIS FALL
Neelin High School
FAVOURITE PLAYER & TEAM
Kevin Durant&Golden State Warriors
SUMMER GOALS
Work out and get better at Basketball
BASKETBALL ASPIRATIONS
Play Professional Basketball
FONDEST MEMORY IN BASKETBALL
Winning Triple-A Provincials
BIGGEST BASKETBALL INFLUENCE
My three older brothers
AFTER HIGH SCHOOL
Go to University
WHEN BASKETBALL CAREER IS OVER
Be an Electrician


TEAM
15U Male
POSITION
Guard
FIRST NAME
Ramogi
LAST NAME
Nyagudi
PRESENT AGE
13
CITY/TOWN
Winnipeg
PRESENT GRADE
Grade 7
SCHOOL PRESENTLY ATTENDING
Linden MeadowsSchool



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