A total of eight teams will converge in Lagos for the TotalNBBF National Division 2 finals from October 23-27. Ondo Kings, Nigerian Prisons (Minna), Nassarawa Golden Touch, Taraba Hurricanes and Bukavu Blinks (Kano) will slug it out with CAMAC (Bayelsa), Brave Hearts and Coal City (Enugu) for the first ever Total/NBBF National Division 2 title.
The Nigeria Basketball Federation Secretary, Chimezie Asiegbu made the announcement after extensive deliberations with the board, the sponsor, participating teams and stakeholders.
According to him, the latest decision has been communicated to participating clubs and Zonal offices of the NBBF.
In a letter written to all teams, arrival date is Monday, October 22nd for a mandatory pre-match meeting at 6pm before the Total/NBBF Division 2 league National Finals begins the next day.
For the first time in the history of the developmental league, over 200 clubs from the 36 states participated with 72 teams qualifying for the Zonal finals.
The conference phase played in Akure (Ondo State) and Minna (Niger State) saw 8 teams clinching their tickets to the finals of the league being sponsored by Total Nigeria.