Ahead of the 2023 FIBA Afrocan qualifiers, the Nigeria national senior men’s basketball team, D’Tigers on Thursday departed Lagos for Abidjan the venue of the qualifier by road.
The team largely dominated by home-based players was led by coach Ogoh Odaudu and with their eyes set on the qualification ticket.
The qualifiers will run from the 30th of June to July 2nd, with D’Tigers facing Guinea in their opening game on Friday (tomorrow).
They will face the Benin Republic on Saturday before tackling Ivory Coast in the final game on Sunday.
The winner of the qualifiers this weekend will join Kenya and Gabon in Group A of the 2023 FIBA AfroCan taking place in Angola from 8-16 July 2023.
Johnson Anaiye, Okiki Micheal, Victor Ezeh, Micheal Daramola, Odufuwa Kanyinsola, Wisdom Anyoaha, Ibe Agu, Victor Koko, Chinedu Chimbou, Tolani Buhari, Abba Adamu, Adebayo Oduleye.