Amadou Gallo Fall

AMADOU GALLO FALL currently holds the position of NBA Vice President and Managing Director – Africa. He oversees the NBA’s grassroots basketball development initiatives and its partnerships with marketing, media and consumer product companies in Africa. Fall has been working in this capacity since January 2010 and is currently based at the NBA Africa office in Johannesburg, South Africa.

Fall is also the Founder of SEED (Sports for Education amd Economic Development), a global non-profit organization established in 1998 with the mission of using sport as a vehicle to inspire, empower and support the holistic development of promising African youth, preparing them to become global citizens. To date, SEED has 100 alumni living across 16 countries in North America, Europe and Africa, who without the support of SEED, might have never had the opportunities to acquire the quality of education that they received from SEED, let alone to go and further their academic and professional careers abroad. In total SEED has served over 2,000 students through its various programs.

Fall previously worked for the NBA’s Dallas Mavericks as Director of Player Personnel and Vice President of International Affairs. Prior to his 12 years with the Mavericks, Fall worked with the Senegalese Ministry of Youth and Sports and the Senegalese Basketball Federation. The national team he assembled went on to win the 1997 African Championship and participated in the 1998 World Championships in Greece.

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