Expectations are high as D’Tigers, led by seasoned head coach, Alex Nwora, returned to the country to continue their perfect start on the road to China.
The match is scheduled for the National Stadium, Surulere between June 29 and July 1.
Nigeria’s national basketball team joined FIBA in 1964.
Due to the steady increase in talents from Nigeria as well as the organized recruitment of professional players of Nigerian descent, especially from the NCAA, the team’s success has continued to grow.
And following a strong performance in Mali, D’Tigers are looking to book a place in the China 2019 edition.
The first leg of the qualifiers was held in Bamako, Mali, where D’Tigers became the third team to boast a 100 per cent winning record in Africa. Read more