Press release, 9 December - Kwesé today announced the winner of the NBA All-Star Weekend competition. Mugisha Aime Franck from Burundi has won the full All-Star experience including access to the Rising Star Challenge, All Star Saturday and the All-Star Game from 17 to 19 February 2017.
Mugisha was selected from a pool of entrants who downloaded the Kwesé App to enter the competition. The prize covers tickets for NBA games and tourist attractions, meals, transportation, gifts, on-site logistical support, flights and hotel fees amongst other things.
A Cleveland Cavaliers fan, Mugisha is a 20 year old second year Commerce university student currently on scholarship at Ain Shams University in Cairo, Egypt.
On winning the trip he said “I thought it was a joke when I received the call from Kwesé, I never thought I would win when I downloaded the app. I am excited and cannot wait to experience the full All Star Weekend, I would like to thank Kwesé and the NBA for this once in a life time opportunity”
“Kwesé would like to congratulate Mugisha on winning the competition. The All-Star Weekend pass is every basketball fan’s dream and we are proud to be part of awarding it to a deserving fan to experience the action live from the NBA New Orleans court next year”, said Joseph Hundah, President and Chief Executive Officer, Econet Media.
Mugisha will be joining a group of winners from all over the world in New Orleans for this experience. Basketball fans in the African continent can watch action from the All Star Weekend live on Kwesé platforms including Kwesé Free Sports and the official Kwesé App available on IOS and Android.