30 June 2013

NIGERIA : NBBF : NBBF opens Afrobasket Women camp

The Nigeria Basketball Federation, NBBF has endorsed the proposal of the women’s national team coaching staff to open a trial camp to select home-based players for the Afrobasket 2013 team.
Fifteen players from the Zenith League have been invited to the trials which will take place at the Indoor Sports Hall of the National Stadium in Lagos from June 30 to July 6, 2013.

The invited players are: Nkechi Akashili, Magdalene Ukato, Amaka Nwakamma, Atosu Upe,Grace Okonkwo, Evelyn Akhator, Nkem Akarawe, NkoyoGeorge,Theresa Samuel, Lillian Okwadi, Nana Sule, Regina Lornumbe, Lina Ubol Dong, Funmi Ojelabi and Cioma Udeaja.
The shortlisted players are from seven league teams namely, First Deepwater, Dolphins, First Bank, Sunshine Angels, FCT Angels, Plateau Rocks and Nigeria Customs.

Head coach Scott Nnaji will run the camp to be assisted by coaches, Lateef Erinfolami, Aderemi Adewunmi and Emmanue Odah.At the end of the exercise, the players to join the foreign-based players in a closed camp in Abuja in July will be selected.

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