EKENE IBEKWE (E-KEN-AH E-BEK-WAY)
The man who is known as Ebeks has a fascinating background. Born of Nigerian parents in the USA, Ebeks has lived his life in the States but has represented his parents’ country of birth, Nigeria at World Championships and Olympic Games. With a wing span of 7’6”, the 6’9” Ibekwe is an aggressive, mobile centre who can also play the 4 spot for coach Vickerman. 29 year old Ibekwe played at Maryland College and has since played in many different countries around the world, including stints in Israel, Germany, France, Turkey and Spain.
On debut this season
Place of Birth: Los Angeles, USAPosition: Centre/Power Forward