Nigeria’s senior men’s 3×3 team has been grouped alongside France,

Germany and Italy in Group A for a place in the 2019 FIBA 3×3 World


The men’s team currently ranked 76th in the world and 10th in Africa

failed to secure an automatic qualification after falling short of the FIBA

Africa Cup title in Benin Republic. They face the 3×3 super powers in

San Juan, Puerto Rico between May 4th and 5th.

if the team is to stand a chance of qualifying for the World Cup,then it

will hope to defeat world number 25, Germany and Italy ranked 17th on

the global ranking table.

The FIBA 3×3 Africa Cup 2017 winners will have their hands full when

they come up against FIBA 3×3 World Cup 2016 bronze medalists


Team captain and Rivers Hoopers Basketball club new recruit, Abdul

Yahaya believes the team stands a chance of qualifying for the World