Pre-Qualifying Olympic Qualifier: NBBF Extends Invitation To Metu, 14 Other D’Tigers

In preparation for the upcoming Pre-Olympic qualifier, the Nigeria Basketball Federation has extended an invitation to 15 players.

Currently ranked the first team in Africa, the Nigerian men’s basketball team, D’Tigers has a high chance to be Africa’s representative at Paris 2024 Olympics.

According to the list, Chimezie Metu tops the list alongside Ibe Agu, Michael Daramola, and UG Iroegbu among others.

The participating teams that will slug out for a coveted spot to represent the continent at the next Olympic Games are Senegal, Mali, Uganda, Congo Democratic Republic, Cameroun, Guinea, Tunisia, and host, Nigeria.

The FIBA Pre-Olympics African Qualifier will be held at the Eko Hotel and Suites, Lagos from August 12 to August 20.

List of players

1. Chimezie Metu

2. UG Iroegbu

3. Michael Daramola

4. Ej Anosike

5. ike Ndugba

6. Akobundu Ehiogu

7.Ibe Agu

8. Daniel Utomi

9. Warith Alatishe

10. Godwin Omenaka

11. Victor Ezeh

12. Kayinsola Odunfunwa

13. Michael Okiki

14. Mike Nuga

15. Mike Eric.

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