. staff departs for Mali
by way of Joe Apu
TURKEY-based totally Aisha Mohammed is to guide the Nigeria nationwide ladies’s staff, D’ Tigress to Mali for this weekend’s Af- roBasket girls 2017 which departs nowadays at 9:45am aboard an Air Cote d’Ivoire flight.
The delegation led by means of the vp of the Nigeria Basketball Federation, NBBF, Babatunde Ogunade incorporated 12 registered avid gamers, three contributors of the technical crew led through Sam Vincent and four different backroom team of workers.
excluding Mohammed, 0.33 general choose within the 2017 WNBA Draft, Evelyn Akhator (Dallas Wings) is on the group that also included Ezinne Kalu (Savannah State college), Sarah Ogoke (RC Celta Vigo, Spain), Adaora Elonu (Perfumeria Avenda, Spain), Chioma Udeaja (First bank Basketball club), Nkechi Akashili (First bank Basketball club) and Upe Atosu (First financial institution Basketball membership).
The 12- man checklist which was once selected from 29 players also have Ndidi Madu (university of Florida), Cecelia Okoye (McNeese State college), Ugo Nwaigwe (Temple Uni- versity, Wanger faculty) and Nyingifa Atonye Jen- nifer (Elitzur Holon, Isreal) The Technical crew consist of two assistant coaches, Peter Ahmedu and Ochuko Okworogun whereas Mfon Udoka (Gen- eral supervisor) and Amachree Mactaben (player building supervisor) will kind a part of the delegation for this year’s apex women’s basketball tournament in Africa.
North West zonal consultant on the board, Suraju Yusuff, Larai Garba (team doctor) and Bakare Umulkuthum (Physio) and Oni Afolabi (Media Officer) will full the Nigerian workforce so as to be gunning for their 0.33 Afrobasket trophy.
in the meantime, consistent with the NBBF’s long term plan, Adaeze Alaeze (Virginia Commonwealth university) and Elawure Tina Odion (First bank) who’ve been recognized as future prospects were delivered to the 12 man fowl as they continue their developmental pro- gramme with the national crew.