The office of the General Overseer, Mountain of Fire and Miracles Ministries led by the General Overseer Dr Daniel Olukoya hosted the outstanding Mountain of Fire and Miracles Ministries Women Basketball team on Thursday in his office in Lagos after their heroic 4th place finish at the just concluded 2018 Nigeria Zenith Bank Women Basketball League Final Six in Lagos.
The team which made its maiden appearance in the top division women basketball league in Nigeria was formed just seven days before the season by Mountain of Fire and Miracles Ministries Sports Director, Godwin Enakhena. The team against all predictions finished 3rd in the Atlantic conference regular season in Enugu, pipping 4-time champions First Deepwater basketball to the Final 6 playoffs spot in Lagos, before making a run to the semifinals in the playoffs in Lagos where they lost to the experience of 2015 champions Dolphins Basketball club 57-44 in the semi final and later losing to another old war horse Customs 57-49 in the 3rd place match. The G.O. Dr Olukoya said:“ We are yet to recover from your beautiful performance.
This is unbelievable! The church is still dazed by how well you ladies performed.”He also on behalf of himself and his wife lauded sports journalist and Director of Sports, MFM, Godwin Enakhena, for his proactiveness and vision to improve the lot of not just the youth in the church but Nigeria as a whole for taking up the entire project on his own. Former D’Tigress Assistant coach and Team Head coach Adewunmi Aderemi popularly called Coach Owolo thanked Dr. Olukoya in return for his kind gesture and hospitality noting that the team was not prepared when his call came.