Yunss Akinocho

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Yunss Akinocho
Personal information
Born (1987-03-11) March 11, 1987 (age 30)
Reims, France
Nationality Moroccan / French
Listed height 6 ft 8 in (2.03 m)
Listed weight 238 lb (108 kg)
Career information
College College of the Sequoias (2006–2008)
Playing career 2004–present
Position Forward
Career history
2004–2005 Cholet Basket
2005–2006 Étendard de Brest
2005–2006 Oostende
2008–2009 SISU Copenhagen
2009–2010 UBC Hannover
2009–2010 Crailsheim Merlins
2010–2011 Étoile de Charleville-Mézières
2011–2012 GET Vosges
2012–2013 CEP Lorient

Yunss Prince Michel Akinocho (born March 11, 1987) is a Moroccan-French basketball player currently playing for SISU Copenhagen of the Danish Basketball League.[1] He is also member of the Moroccan national basketball team.

Born in Reims, France, Akinocho first played professional basketball as an 18-year-old in the French League.[2] In his most recent season, Akinocho averaged 8.8 points and 3.8 rebounds per game over eleven games of action for Proveo Merlins Crailsheim in Germany.[3] For the upcoming season, he has signed with Copenhagen sisu of the Danish League.

Akinocho played with the Morocco national basketball team at the FIBA Africa Championship 2009. He played in all eight of Morocco's games, averaging 9.8 points and 3.2 rebounds per game.[4] Prior to this, Akinocho played for the France national basketball team in the 2003 European Championship for Cadets, helping the team to a fifth-place finish.[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Moroccan team page at FIBA.com
  2. ^ Player Page[permanent dead link] at basketpedya.com
  3. ^ Player Page at eurobasket.com
  4. ^ Player Profile at FIBA.com
  5. ^ [1]