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 NIGERIAN BASKETBALL FEDERATION (NBBF) INVITES 18 PLAYERS FOR 2019 FIBA WORLD CUP QUALIFIERS IN BAMAKO, MALI

 

 

The Nigerian Basketball Federation (NBBF) has released an 18-man provisional list for the 2019 FIBA World Cup qualifiers in Bamako, Mali, from 23rd to 25th February, 2018.

 

IKDE DIOGU, IKECHUKWU IREOGBU, and BRYANT MBAMALU top the list of the invited 18-man list.

 

The list includes five players from the Nigerian team that lost in the final of 2017 Afro-basket tournament, including 3 home-based players and 2 from the 2015 Afro-basket winning squad.

 

According to arrangements already put in place by the NBBF, foreign based players are to report to Bamako, Mali on the 19th to be joined by the players and officials from Nigeria ahead of the FIBA World Cup qualifiers.

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