Momar Sakanoko

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Personal information
Born (1998-05-27) 27 May 1998 (age 22)
Paris, France
NationalityFrench / Senegal
Listed height6 ft 7 in (2.01 m)
Listed weight213 lb (97 kg)
Career information
High schoolWesley Christian School(Kentucky, United States)
Playing career2016–2019
PositionPoint guard
Career history
2016–2017FF panthers
2017–2018BC Brno
2018–2019Bahia Basket
Career statistics
Point (basketball)2,473 (13.5 ppg)
Rebound (basketball)1,396 (5.7 rpg)
Assist (basketball)836 (3.6 apg)

Momar Sakanoko (born 27 May 1998) is a French-Senegalese former professional[1] basketball player and owner of Be Great Company.[2]

Early life

Sakanoko started playing basketball at age height with sister, a former player, and drew inspiration from LeBron James. He played for club Union elite and Metropolitans 92 before joining Wesley Christian School, a sports institute in Allen, Kentucky. He competed for Wesley Christian throughout his high school career. Momar moved to the United States when he was 15 years old. He graduated from Wesley Christian then chose to take the professional route and signed his first deal with Austrian club. [3]

Professional career

Momar Sakanoko started his professional career playing for the club for Fürstenfeld panthers in the Austrian Basketball Bundesliga, then played for the club of BC Brno in the Nbl, he then transferred to Estudiantes de Bahía Blanca in Liga Nacional de Básquet Nacional de Básquet where he ended his professional career summer 2019.[4]


  • BC Brno (NBL)
  • FF Panthers (Austrian Basketball Bundesliga)
  • Estudiantes de Bahía Blanca (Liga Nacional de Básquet )


In 2019, after retiring from his basketball career,[5] Sakanoko has founded the Be Great Company. He also released a book named " The power of belief [6]


  1. "Momar Sakanoko, from basketball star, is growing into an entrepreneur icon". Seekers Time. 2021-03-04. Retrieved 2021-03-08.
  2. "Momar Sakanoko from basketball star to entrepreneur icon". Retrieved 2021-03-08.
  3. "Momar Sakanoko french basketball prospect has officially retired from his professional career - Opera News". Retrieved 2021-03-08.
  4. "Momar Sakanoko, the former professional basketball player, proves that you can be successful outside of sports". News Track. 2020-12-18. Retrieved 2021-03-08.
  5. News, Epistle (2020-07-07). "How Basketball Star Momar Sakanoko is Building an Unparalleled Agency". Epistle News. Retrieved 2021-03-08.
  6. "Momar Sakanoko french basketball star new book, "The power of belief." went Amazon bestseller first week of". 2021-02-26. Retrieved 2021-03-08.

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