#TeamO Player Profile – Ameh Simon Owoicho

Name: Ameh Simon Owoicho

Age: 18

Hometown: Benue State, Nigeria

Team: Dodan Warriors Junior Team

Ameh started playing basketball in 2007 at the age of 12 and instantly fell in love with this fun, dynamic game. His favorite players are the great point guards that grace the NBA: Chris Paul, Derrick Rose, Kyrie Irving and Steve Nash. Basketball is and always will be fun for Ameh; it gives him so much happiness and keeps him away from the negative influences that often lure youth in. He is grateful to have found basketball because it completely changed his attitude about life; he has learned the importance of teamwork, compassion for his others and the motivation to push through all forms of adversity. Ameh hopes to use basketball to improve his circumstances. Continue reading