13 Teams Commence Battle For NBA-FIBA Basketball Africa League In Ilorin

Thirteen teams will be participating in the 2019 Nigeria Basketball Federation, NBBF, organised National Championship known as the President Cup.

The championship taking place in Ilorin, Kwara state have seen teams divided into 2 groups with matches to be played in a round-robin format.

In group A, Rivers Hoopers will slug it out with Nigeria Army, Lagos Islanders, Police Baton, Benue Braves and Ondo Raiders

Host- Kwara Falcons, Dodan Warriors, Invaders of Ekiti, Raptors of Lagos, Coal City of Enugu, Defenders of Abuja and Niger Potters will battle for glory in Group B

Games will Monday by 8am.

The top two teams in each group will qualify to play in the semifinals.

There will be classification games according to FIBA’s competition rules to determine teams’ placements.

Winner of the 2019 NBBF organised championship will qualify to represent Nigeria in the 2020 NBA/FIBA organized Basketball Africa League.