The senior men and women’s 3×3 teams and the under 18 boys and girls have commenced camping at the Package B of the National Stadium, Abuja in preparation for the 2019 3×3 FIBA Africa Nations Cup which comes up in Kampala, Uganda from November 7th to 11th, 2019.
Kano Pillars duo of Okoh Lucky Subel and Godwin David were invited alongside Abuchi Ibe Agu and Anyaoha Wisdom of Gombe Bulls.
Koko Victor Anthony (Rivers Hoopers) and Ndibe Emmanuel complete the list of invited players for the camping which opened on Sunday, 15th, August 2019. They hope to improve on the Bronze won in the 2018 edition.
First Bank’s Okoro Ifunanya coming from a solid performance at the African Games in Morocco earned another call up to camp alongside teammates, Kelani Sumbo (First Bank) and Umeh Gloria (Plateau Rocks).
Agbotan Success (Delta Force), Okah Chinwe Hope (Air Warrior) and Theresa Mac-Dangosu (Abuja) complete the list of players invited for the women’s team.
The U-18 boys team include Oyebanji Mustapha (Kwara Falcons), Odufuwa Kanyinsola (Hoops and Read), David Adetutu (Abuja City Chiefs), Emmanuel James (Abuja City Chiefs), Godwin Peace (unattached), Samaila Antibas (unattached), Michael Ayodele (unattached), Oyedokun Olamilekan (UNILAG) and Akomolafe Oyekanmi (UNILAG)
The U-18 girls comprise Onuorah Chika (First DeepWater), Agba Agatha (Benue Princes), Joseph Godgift (MFM), Ezebilo Grace (MFM), Gbihi Cynthia (Dolphins) and Okeke Chidinma (Dolphins) who were all invited after a strong showing at the recently concluded second phase of the Zenith Women Basketball League.
Linda Adejoh (Blackgold Queens), Omaga Olivia (Air Warriors), Ubi Majomary (Dolphins) and Nwachukwu Ifunanya (First Bank) complete the list of 10 players invited to the U-18 girls camp.
Acha Chris, Christopher Okoh, Juliana Akhere, and Nnorom Mark will be in charge of the teams while Simon Evbuoman has been picked as the accompanying referee.