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Nigeria D’Tigers begin training Wednesday ahead of World Cup Qualifiers

Nigeria D’Tigers will play a few tune-up games on 23 and 24 before the qualifiers begin on June 29. [Photo: FIBA]
The Nigeria Men’s Basketball team begins training Wednesday (today) in preparation of the 2019 FIBA Men’s World Cup Qualifiers holding in Lagos from June 29 to July 1, 2018.

Seven players selected to represent Nigeria arrived Lagos on Tuesday to join the team at their camp.

Omoerah Keith Saido who plies his trade with Baerum Basketball club in Norway,  Charlotte University’s Braxton Ogbueze Jai and Mbamalu Bryant who plays for CD Vildivia in Chile were some of the 7 players who arrived on Tuesday.

Others are Prat of Spain player,  Agada Caleb Apochi, Antwerp Giant of Belgium power forward, Moses Kingsley, Lavrio of Greece power forward, Mehinti Tosin and Okosun Obehioye.

Head coach,  Alex Nwora,  Team Manager,  Musa Adamu and France based Emenago Obinna were the early birds after reporting to camp on Saturday while the Assistant coach,  Ogoh Odaudu arrived camp on Sunday bringing the number of players in camp to eight.

Other players are scheduled to arrive in camp same Wednesday before the team’s departure to Abidjan for the tune up games against Cote d’Ivoire on the 23rd and 24th of June, 2018.

Nigeria is grouped alongside Uganda, Mali and Rwanda.

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