Nigeria name unchanged team to FIBA 3×3 World Cup debut

Nigeria name unchanged team to FIBA 3×3 World Cup debut

Nigeria have named an unchanged team for the 2018 FIBA 3×3 World Cup in Manila, Philippines from June 8-12. The D’Tigers will play in Pool D alongside European champions Latvia, Ukraine, Croatia and Jordan.

Following a good outing at their first FIBA Africa 3×3 Nations Cup title in Togo last year, FIBA decided to give Nigeria a wild card in December https://www.aclsports.com/7942-2/

3×3 captain Abdul Yahaya leads a four man team to Philippines. David Godwin, Lucky Subel Okoh and MVP at the FIBA Africa 3×3 Nations Cup, Azuoma Dike all of Kano Pillars Basketball Club.

Nigeria is currently ranked 5th in Africa and 62nd in the world and will be making their first appearance at the world stage in the 3×3 world cup which started last year in France.

The D’ Tigers will be one of the youngest teams in the Philippines with an average age of 25.

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