Recently, there was a basketball match between Nigeria and the US. A sport commentator, Stephen Smith made a denigrating statement that has got a lot of condemnation from people from all walks of life. See Stephen Smith's statement here.
One of the persons that have grossly condemned Stephen Smith's statement is Nigerian basketball player Deji Akindele. In a video which he posted on his verified instagram page, the basketball star asked Stephen to mind the way he speak of Nigerian basketball players. He said that he should accord respect to the Nigerian flag and making such statements.
He further stated that because players in the US basketball team are in the NBA does not mean they can not be defeated. He said all men are equal irrespective of class.
See link to the full video here
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