2015 Afrobasket champion Ike Diogu who is also the captain of D’Tigers of Nigeria according to report is not in the squad presently as coach Mike Brown reduces the 49 man list to 15.
With a couple of weeks left before the commencement of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic D’tigers of Nigeria are camping in California preparing for the Mundial, with various report we are getting team captain Ike Diogu may not be on the plane to Tokyo.
Presently in camp are Ike Iroegbu, Chima Moneke, Josh Okogie, Chimezie Metu, Michael Gbinije, Obi Emegano, Calab Agada, Stanley Okoye, Miye Oni, Ekpe Udoh, Chima Moneke. New additions in the squad are 3 players from Miami Heats, Kezie Okpala, Precious Achiuwa and Jahlil Okafor.
It will be recalled that on Monday D’Tigers of Nigeria now know their opponents for the basketball event of the Olympics as they will be up against Germany, Italy and Australia in group B.
It is however expected that coach Mike Brown we chop down the squad from 15 to 12.