Amadou Gallo Fall

President
Basketball Africa League

Amadou Gallo Fall was named BAL President in May 2019 to lead the league’s launch, oversee business development and operations and define vision and strategy for years to come. Prior to his current role, Fall was NBA Vice President and Managing Director of NBA Africa, where he worked with national federations, corporations, NGOs and other key stakeholders to grow the game across the continent. He opened the NBA’s office in Johannesburg in 2010 and over the next decade grew the league’s grassroots development efforts and partnerships, including the Jr. NBA, Basketball Without Borders (BWB) Africa and the NBA Academy Africa. Before joining the league office, Fall worked for the Dallas Mavericks as Director of Player Personnel and Vice President of International Affairs. Fall is also the Founder of SEED (Sports for Education and Economic Development), a global non-profit organization established in 1998 with the mission of using sport as a vehicle for youth empowerment and community building . A native of Senegal, Fall graduated from the University of the District of Columbia.