NBBF President Cup Final 8: Rivers Hoopers Drawn In Group A


Rivers Hoopers have been drawn with Niger Potters, Civil Defenders and Benue Braves in Group A of the NBBF President Cup Final 8 starting on Tuesday, November 12 at the Indoor Sports Hall of the National Stadium, Lagos.

The KingsMen will play their opening Group A game against Niger Potters on Wednesday at 4pm before playing Benue Braves and Civil Defenders on Wednesday and Thursday respectively.

Hoopers are on a five-game winning streak in the NBBF President Cup and will hope to grab Nigeria’s sole slot for the inaugural FIBA-NBA Basketball Africa League coming up in March of 2020.

Kwara Falcons who also finished unbeaten in the first phase in Ilorin have been grouped alongside Lagos Islanders, Nigeria Army and Raptors in Group B.

Meanwhile, Rivers Hoopers have left Port Harcourt for the NBBF President Cup Final 8 in Lagos.