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BHM 2020 Eddie ❤

Eddie Owusu Played @ Topcats from the age of 17 BA Economics, University of Greenwich (1994-7) NPQSL, University of Winchester (2019-20) Pro career spanning a decade – Numerous BBL and D1 Play-off finals appearances with these clubs & my boyhood club Brixton Topcats BBL & National Cup double (London Leopards) NBL D1 title (Solent Stars) …

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Black History Month: Inspiring Alumni – John Jowers (yes you can…)

Global Communications Director for Jordan Brand Q: How did playing for the club make a difference and why career is important ? I remember being terrified the first time I walked into a Brixton Topcats practice. Jimmy’s voice echoed through every corner of the gym, while everyone hustled quickly to follow his every command. I …

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BHM: Topcats Celebrating Alumni – Arek Deng

🏀 Started playing for Brixton TopCats 1995-99 when she first arrived in the UK 🏀 BA in International relations (University of Delaware), MSC in Development and Refugee (London South Bank University) 🏀 Basketball career spanning over a decade: • 1996-2001 England U16 & U18 • 1999-2001 Blair Academy, USA • 2002-2006 University of Delaware • …

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Topcats Celebrating Black History Month: Marvellous Marvin 🏀

🏀 Marvin Addy 🏀 Played for Topcats from 1994- 98, 2003 – 04 and 2014 – 15 🏀 Is a dedicated Basketball Coach 🏀 Currently is running his own coaching business ‘Young Prospect UK’ ✨ Instagram: young prospects 🏀 Works in 2 secondary schools and the University of East London developing players to reach the …

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BHM: Topcats Celebrating Alumni – Dzaflo Larkai aka FLO 🏀

🏀 Played at Junior & Senior level for Topcats (1997-2000) 🏀 2008 Academic all conference team & 2nd team all conference 🏀 x2 undergraduate degrees 🏀 Gained a masters in 2019 🏀 Team GB member (2008 & 2013) 🏀 4x Regular season champion🇯🇵(2010,11,12,13) 🏀 3x Playoff champion 🇯🇵 (2010,11,12) 🏀 BBL cup champion (2018) 🏀 …

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Topcats Celebrating Black History Month – FE Adeniji aka Funke

🏀 Played for Topcats (2000- 2005, 2009-2011) 🏀 Has also played in Australia (2006) and for Sheffield Hatters(2007- 09) 🏀 Has 2 degrees – BSc Pharmacist (2002) & MSc Global Health Policy (2015) ✨ “My professional journey and the challenges I encountered during my Basketball ‘Career’ led me to establish an International not for profit …

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