Prince Sammons' amazing journey

August, 27, 2014
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Prince SammonsCourtesy of Sammons Family


Three years ago, Prince Sammons was known as Prince Micheal and living in Nigeria with his family with no idea what football even was. That's a long way from his current home and being one of the more sought-after 2016 football recruits in the country.

Growing up he thought basketball would be his ticket to a better life, but a difficult journey, a new name and family and a bit of luck led him where he stands now, and plenty of opportunity lies ahead.



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