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