NBBF invites 20 for Commonwealth Games preparation camp

The Nigeria Basketball Federation (NBBF) has invited 20 players for the first phase of camping ahead of the 2018 Commonwealth Games.

This was announced in a memo by Chimezie Asiegbu, Secretary General of NBBF, on Sunday.

According to Asiegbu, the memo has been sent to the eight clubs featuring the invited players.

” The camping, which will be supervised by the duo of D’Tigers assistant coaches, Abdulrahman Mohammed of Gombe Bulls and Aderemi Adewunmi of Kwara Falcons, will open in Lagos,” he said.

The invited players include Abdul Yahaya,Star Player of the FIBA Africa Zone 3 club championship elimination, alongside Dike Azouma both of Kano Pillars.

Also Istifanus Sylvanus, Gombe Bulls; Gideon George, Niger Potters; Saliu Osigbodi, Aspac of Benin; Anthony Koko of River Hoopers as well as Okpe Ocheibi, Mark Mentors and Joel EJigba, Civil Defenders,both from Abuja.

Others include Akita Akpata from Bauchi Nets; Dennis Ibikoro(Unattached); Godwin David, Kwara Falcons, and others who would be contesting for D’Tigers jersey at the XXI commonwealth Games, 2018 Gold Coast, in Queensland, Australia between 4 and 15 April, 2018.(NAN)