Published on September 11, 2012 at 1:55 am Contact Ryne: [email protected] Facebook Twitter Google+ Former Syracuse star Carmelo Anthony will return to the Carrier Dome when his New York Knicks take on the Philadelphia 76ers in an exhibition game.The game is scheduled for Monday, Oct. 22, at 7 p.m. Sue Edson, assistant director of athletics for communications, said in an email that negotiations for the event are underway, but SU does not have a signed contract at this point.It will be the second NBA exhibition contest to be hosted at the Dome in three years. In 2010, the Minnesota Timberwolves, featuring former SU stars Jonny Flynn and Wes Johnson, defeated the Detroit Pistons 99-88.The game will also be Anthony’s second NBA homecoming to the Carrier Dome. In 2008, Anthony and the Denver Nuggets played the Phoenix Suns in Syracuse.Ticket information for the game has yet to be released.AdvertisementThis is placeholder text Comments
“Amuwo Games has ushered in sporting activities in the nooks and crannies of Amuwo Odofin Local Government. In the last sports festival, Lagos State performed very well and part of the participants were from Amuwo Odofin Local Government. This has encouraged us to support sporting activities in Amuwo Odofin and also give our youth a sense of belonging and direction”, Buraimoh said. The founder of Amuwo Games, Seun Ayeni, noted that the sports festival was inspired by the need to engage the energies and time of talented young residents of Amuwo Odofin.He said: “We said that if we allow this energy go unused, it may turn to violence. So we decided to maximise their energies. The concept was birthed in 2017.We decided to create sporting activities for them in order to take their minds off the outcome of the election they were not happy about. The aim is to achieve youth development, for communal unity and curb social vices”.Share this:FacebookRedditTwitterPrintPinterestEmailWhatsAppSkypeLinkedInTumblrPocketTelegram By Tosin CleggyThe 2019 edition of Amuwo Games, a mini sports festival for residents of Amuwo Odofin Local Government, was heralded with spectacular and colourful opening ceremony inside the Amuwo Odofin Primary School Playground. The opening ceremony held on November 2, 2019 had in attendance, Amuwo Odofin Local Government Chairman, Valentine Buraimoh, who delivered a welcome address.