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FIBA U-18 Qualifiers: NBBF Opens Camp July 9, Invites 25 Players

FIBA U-18 Qualifiers: NBBF Opens Camp July 9, Invites 25 Players

The Nigeria Basketball Federation (NBBF) has invited 25 players ahead of the FIBA U-18 qualifying tournament that will get underway from July 29- to August 4 in Abidjan.

The NBBF in a press release made available to, announced plans to open its camp with the invited 25 players on Tuesday July 9, in Port Harcourt.

The invited players are expected to train under veteran youth coach, Fubara Humphrey, including 19 home based players and six USA players.

The invited players are Bassey Ekpo Effiong, Abraham Boyce Hart, Ikechukwu Divine Chinazom, Emmanuel Ekpo Okon, Duru Augustine Chinedu, Sani Samuel, Tob-Ogu Okechukwu, Ununuma Set Ikpe, Azeez Suleiman, Ebenezer Dawaye Abass, Kpee Favour Komene and Victor Bob-Manuel.

Others are Agboola Olamide, Precious Johha, Simeon Gabriel Okorie, Ezekiel Isaac Oluwatemitope, Daubuna Ibrahimdau-Mutum, Babatunde Abdulsamad Adeshina and Iwundu Daniel Chibuzor.

The USA-based players invited are Favour Ibe, Ethan Ngboko, David Ugonna, Joan Ojako, Chiozoje Owinje and Dothan Ijadimbola.

Meanwhile, the second phase of qualifiers will be held from August 16 to 25 in South Africa.

By Dotun Omisakin

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