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Basketball: Cal Poly Mustangs’ forward Ali Koroma shoots for NBA

Sierra Leonean born Ali Koroma playing forward for America’s division one team, Cal Poly Mustangs has disclosed his desire to play at the NBAs.

Prior to relocating to the United States of America, Koroma represented the red flames basketball Club and won the Most Value Player in 2017 and got a scholarship to further his studies and pursue his career in basketball.

In 2019 as a freshman in Cal. Poly College Basketball team, Ali appeared in 26 of 30 games with six starts , averaged 14.9 minute per appearance and led Col Poly with a 57.4(54 for 94) percent field goal mark scored in a season high 14 points on 6 for 8 shooting Versus Siena in December and added another 10 points Versus LIU (November 29) and at Long beach state in March.

Ali grabbed a career high 12 rebounds at number 15 San Diego State (Dec 28 ) and eight at Long Beach state shots versus CSUN (Jan 11).

During a high profile match in the League , Koroma carried the team on his shoulders, dominating affairs as a shooter. To date , the memory of the youngster outclassing his opponents on that day remains a well shared anecdote.

Koroma's Nephew , Who plays in the Philippines for KBC , Mohamed Tosh Sesay, recounts his first experience of Ali's career and added that his drive for greatness will indeed guard his path to the NBA Someday.

Ali Koroma hopes to represent top teams in the NBA with hundreds of fans cheering him, with the loudest hurrah coming from the Sierra Leonean Community in the United States of America, after he’s scored a thousand(1000) points in four years , 515 rebounds 91 blocks , top fifteen in Col Poly's history in points and rebounds , coupled with the big West All conference Honourable mention in 2022 and 2021.


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