FACEOFF is a creative blend of Basketball, Music, Community development and all round entertainment facilitated by intensive media coverage across Nigeria as a medium to drive key social values amongst young people in society.
It is also a movement to revive the interest of Basketball as a veritable urban sports genre, as well as a platform for role models to relate with fans who would love to see and experience a different aspect of their talent and skills as a source of inspiration to be all they can be.
The 2012 edition of the stellar event will see an All-Star team of A-list celebrities that would engage the DODAN Warriors; FIBA Africa Champions(2006), in a basketball game. It takes place on the 15th April 2012 at Habour Point, Victoria Island Lagos, starts at 6:00pm. Tickets cost N3, 000 (regular) and N10, 000 (VIP)
Artistes to perform include 2Face Idibia, Tiwa Savage, DJ Caise, DJ Neptune, Dr Sid, Banky W, Wizkid, Skales, MI, Sound Sultan, Ikechukwu, Darey, eLDee, Iyanya, Naeto C, Lynxxx, Ice Prince, Vector, May D, Toolz, Eva, D’prince, Wande Coal, Sauce Kid, Steel, Chidinma DO2DTUN, Jimmie, and RAP CHEF.
Don Jazzy, DJ Jimmy Jatt and Bobby Boulders would be on as coaches of the all- star team while the crowd would enjoy performances by Olamide, MoCheddah, Yung 6ix and May D.
DJs on the wheels would be DJ Vinnie, DJ Xclusive, DJ Caise and DJ Neptune. This is the largest gathering of Nigerian superstars in the history of sport.
The theme for this year’s event is; “LIVING WITH CARE”-”DUNK WITH CARE”