BETTING TANZANIA Betting firm to renovate five sports ground 6 months ago Samuel Post Views: 197 Five sports grounds in Dar es Salaam, including four football pitches and one basketball court will be renovated by an online betting and gaming firm, Betway. The renovations will see the firm spend more than Sh80 million, whereby each ground will cost USD 7,000 (Sh16 million). Already the firm has renovated the Sea View basketball court. Betway Tanzania Operation Manager Jimmy Masaoe said the move is to support the sports development in the country. According to Masaoe, their firm believes the renovated Sea View basketball court will not only benefit basketball players and aspirants, but will also benefit the surrounding community. “The renovation project targets grounds that are used often to provide opportunities for athletes to have decent infrastructure for sports activities,” – he said. For his part, Tanzania Basketball Federation (TBF) secretary general Mwenze Kabinda said the move will help promote the development of the game in the country. “We are very happy to see the betting company has understood the importance of investing in the growth of basketball in Tanzania. The decision to refurbish the Sea View basketball court is a huge boost to the game and we applaud the firm for their attention,” – said Kabinda. According to Kabinda, TBF will continue to work with the firm and other stakeholders to maintain the upgraded infrastructure as part of a move to promote the development of basketball in Tanzania. “We want to reassure the firm that their work will not be in vain. TBF will collaborate with other competent authorities, such as local government authorities and Basketball Dar es Salaam to ensure that all sports grounds are well maintained,” – insisted Kabinda. Source: thecitizen.co.tz About Post Author Samuel I am a journalist specializing in gambling in Africa and around the world. I am particularly interested in stories about games and casinos. See author's posts SamuelI am a journalist specializing in gambling in Africa and around the world. I am particularly interested in stories about games and casinos. Facebook Twitter LinkedIn Email Print Tags: betting, Betway, Tanzania, Tanzania Basketball Federation Continue Reading Previous Forbidden in Islam, but gambling wins in SenegalNext Sportpesa boss Karauri bets on dirty game of politics More Stories BETTING KENYA Gambling operators ignore orders to close during the election 1 day ago Iwo Bulski BETTING GHANA Ghana: Gaming Commission Must Regulate Industry 2 days ago Szarlot BETTING KENYA Kenyans spend over KSh 300b on bets, cigarettes and liquor yearly 2 days ago Szarlot BETTING NIGERIA All About Cricket Betting 3 days ago Iwo Bulski BETTING KENYA Kenyan government orders all operators to close for election day 3 days ago Iwo Bulski BETTING KENYA The government should work with the betting industry 2 weeks ago Iwo Bulski BETTING KENYA Eighteen new firms enter booming betting arena 2 weeks ago Iwo Bulski BETTING KENYA Tanzania joins Kenya, Uganda tax squeeze on gamblers’ winnings 2 weeks ago Iwo Bulski BETTING HOT NEWS KENYA BCLB clears 11 betting companies to receive operating licenses 3 weeks ago Samuel BETTING SOUTH AFRICA South African start-up wagers on peer-to-peer betting 3 weeks ago Szarlot BETTING GHANA Betway charts path in compliant sports betting with conferences 3 weeks ago Szarlot BETTING NIGERIA BetConstruct Takes Harmony to Africa 3 weeks ago Iwo Bulski Leave a Reply Cancel replyYour email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *Comment * Name * Email * Website Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment. Δ This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.