The Nigeria Basketball Federation yesterday release a twelve man roster for the window of the FIBA African World Cup qualifiers in Kigali.
This follows a decision by the Federal Government last week to rescind its decision to suspend Nigeria’s basketball teams from all international competitions.
Currently ranked first in Africa, Nigeria will open its campaign against Cape Verde on Friday this week before taking on Mali the following day.
The last game will be against Uganda on Sunday at the BK arena in the capital of Rwanda, Kigali.
Correspondent Francis Nwaubani says the top three teams from each group will advance to the second round where each team will play six games while the top teams in each group along with the best third placed team will qualify for the FIBA Basket Ball World Cup 2023.