Defending champions of the Afrobasket Championship, Nigeria’s D’Tigers were drawn alongside Cote d’Ivoire, Mali and DR Congo in workforce A for the 2017 version of the competitors to be co-hosted by using Tunisia and Senegal from September 8 to September sixteen, Nigeria will face Cote d’Ivoire in their opening sport sooner than taking up Mali and DR Congo in Tunisia .
The draw ceremony held in Mauritius pitted Angola, important Africa, Morocco and Uganda to fight for two automatic quarter-ultimate tickets in crew B while Tunisia, Guinea, Rwanda and Cameroon will compete in staff C.
workforce D will have Senegal, Mozambique, Egypt and South Africa.
Senegal’s capital metropolis of Dakar will host two groups and Tunisia’s capital metropolis of Tunis will host the suits of the opposite two teams.
the highest two teams from every team will increase to Tunis, in an effort to also host the final phase (Quarter-Finals, Semi-Finals and Finals) from September 14 to September sixteen.
D’Tigers emerged African champions for the first time ever in 2015 after beating Angola seventy four-65 in the last of the 2015 Afrobasket Championship in Tunisia.