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In Somalia, Basketball Bounces Back (VOA On Assignment July 19)i
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July 19, 2013 1:53 PM
VOA's Sonny Side of Sports blogger Sonny Young joins On Assignment's Alex Villarreal to talk about the rise of basketball in areas of the Somali capital where the sport was previously forbidden. After decades of strict Islamist rule under al-Shabab, Mogadishu is now turning to basketball as a peace-building tool.

In Somalia, Basketball Bounces Back (VOA On Assignment July 19)

Published July 19, 2013

VOA's Sonny Side of Sports blogger Sonny Young joins On Assignment's Alex Villarreal to talk about the rise of basketball in areas of the Somali capital where the sport was previously forbidden. After decades of strict Islamist rule under al-Shabab, Mogadishu is now turning to basketball as a peace-building tool.