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date: 19 October 2020

Ibaka, Sergelocked

(18 Sept. 1989– ), basketball player,
  • Jeremy Rich

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was born in Brazzaville the capital of the Republic of Congo Congo Brazzaville the son of Amadou Djonga and Desirée Ibaka His mother played on the national women s basketball team of the Democratic Republic of Congo but died when Ibaka was young His father played on professional teams and on the men s national basketball team of the Republic of Congo His professional team won no fewer than nineteen championships in the Democratic Republic of Congo and eventually Desirée played for several years on a French professional team in Tours After Desirée s career ended Amadou became a coach Serge was the sixteenth of seventeen children Serge s brother Igor played on a Spanish professional team in Barcelona and a number of his sisters resettled in France Although Ibaka became interested in playing the sport in which his parents both showed so much skill the outbreak of civil war ...

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