Nigeria Basketball Federation has invited 21 players to the D’Tigers camp for the FIBA World Cup Qualifiers in Luanda, Angola.

The list includes 19 home based players and two foreign based Pros who are free agents in the US.

The invited players are expected to report to camp on Sunday 12 February in Abuja for the FIBA World Cup Qualifiers which holds from 24-26 February.

Rivers Hoopers’ players tops the list of invited players: Johnson Anaiye, Micheal Daramola, Adebayo Oduleye, Vincent Nwaiwu, Chibuzor Njoku and Victor Koko all made list.

Kwara Falcons quartet Tolani Buhari, Kareem Joseph, Victor Ezeh and Dada Samuel who helped the team to win the NBBF league in November all received their maiden call ups.

Okiki Micheal (Gombe Bulls) and Ibe Agu (Nigeria Customs) who were part of the August window in Rwanda make a return to the national team.

Olatunji Graham and Edenchukwu Derrick are the two foerign based players invited to the D’Tigers camp.

The team will be coached by the head coach of Rivers Hoopers Ogoh Odaudu and assisted by Kwara Falcons head coach Baban Jubril and former Gombe Bulls head coach Abdulrahman Mohammed.

The camp is scheduled to hold from 12th – 21st February 2023 at the indoor sports hall of the MKO Abiola Stadium, Abuja.

With five slots up for grabs from the African qualifiers to the 2023 FIBA World Cup,Nigeria will play agaisnt Coted Ivoire, Guinea and Angola.

Full list
Johnson Anaiye (Hoopers),
Tolani Buhari (Falcons)
Okiki Micheal (Bulls)
Kareem Joseph (Falcons)
Micheal Daramola (Hoopers)
Odufuwa Kanyinsola (Bulls)
Olatunji Graham (USA/ Free agent)
Wisdom Anyoaha (Bulls )
Abdulwahab Yakubu (Bulls)
Ibe Agu (Customs)
Victor Ezeh (Falcons)
Adebayo Oduleye (Hoopers)
Abah Patrick (Benue Braves)
Edenchukwu Derrick 3 (USA/ Free Agent)
Nnoruka Francis (Pillars)
Vincent Nwaiwu (Hoopers)
Dada Samuel (Falcons )
Chinedu Chimbou (Pillars )
Chibuzor Njoku (Hoopers)
Israel Otobo (Customs)
Victor Koko ( Hoopers )