Nwora Names Diogu, Aminu, 10 Others In D’Tigers’ 2019 FIBA Men’s W/Cup Final List

Nwora Names Diogu, Aminu, 10 Others In D’Tigers’ 2019 FIBA Men’s W/Cup Final List

D’Tigers head coach Alex Nwora has unveiled his final 12-man squad for the 2019 FIBA Men’s World Cup in China, reports Completesports.com.

Captain Ike Diogu, Al-Farouq Aminu and the coach’s son, Jordan Nworah top the list of players in the squad.

Others are: Stanley Okoye, Joshua Okogie, Udoh Ekpe, Michael Eric, Benjamin Uzoh, Zanna Talib, Vincent Nnamdi, Chimezie Metu and Ike Iroegbu.

D’ Tigers will feature in Group B of the 2019 FIBA Men’s World Cup alongside Argentina, Korea Republic and Russia. The foremost world basketball showpiece will start this Saturday

Nworah’s charges will face Russia on the opening day of the competition.

The West Africans head into the FIBA Men’s World Cup in great form after beating Montenegro 89-86 to win the 2019 Peak International Invitational Tournament in China.

D’Tigers Full Squad

Guards: Benjamin Uzoh,Ike Iroegbu,Josh Okogie, Jordan Nwora,Vincent Nnamdi,

Forwards: Al Farouq Aminu, Stanley Okoye, Ike Diogu, Ekpe Udoh, Chimezie Metu, Talib Zanna

Center: Michael Eric

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  • Chairmanfemi 2 months ago

    This team is surely destined for greatness. Too much star players in the team. The Coach is just so perfect for the team. A No-nonsense coach. His son Jordan Nwora is a joy to watch. He’s the starlet of the team. The experienced duo of Captain Diogu and Aminu only should give one confidence. Not to talk of Nnamdi, the high-flying Dunk master Ireogbu and Powerful guard Uzoh. So sad I will definitely miss watching the games live but I’ll surely follow them during the tournament. All the Best to the African Champs D’TIGERS!!

     
  • Chima E Samuels 2 months ago

    Good team I only miss oladipo.
    Nwora is the star of the pack

     
    • PapaFem 2 months ago

      Look out for Vinceht Nnamdi too. He’s a three – point wizard. Wheres Chamberlain Oguchi? That guy .. we will really miss him

       
  • Aauxtyne 2 months ago

    I wish this team all the best. I hope they replicate what they did in Africa and the 2019 Peak International Invitational Tournament with clinical finish in scoring. Pick 2 points as often as possible and get 3 points decisively without loosing chances couple with following after rebounds. All the best!