D’Tigers head coach, Alex Nwora has invited 12 players for the next round of the FIBA Men’s World cup qualifiers to be hosted in Lagos between the 14th and 16th of September.
The 12 man team expected to report to camp on the 6th of September will be headlined by Portland Trail Blazers Al Farouq Aminu who last featured for Nigeria in 2015 when the team played in the FIBA Afrobasket.
Team Captain, Ike Diogu who recently inked a contract with Bayaman Vasqueros in Peurto Rico will return with a bang alongside Benjamin Uzoh, Ikenna Iroegbu, Bryant Mbamalu and Ikechukwu Nwamu.
Others who will be making sensational return to the star studded team include Stanley Okoye who last featured for the team in 2015 and the duo of Alade Aminu and Ekene Ibekwe who were part of the Rio 2016 Olympic adventure.
Benue state born Obekpa Christopher who plays with Al Riyadi Club of Lebanon is making a return to the national team while France based Emenago Obinna Clinton and Akindele Ayodeji will be featuring again in the team that has been tagged “Killer Squad” by many.
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