A number invitations have been sent out to players of Nigeria’s D’Tigress ahead of the commencement of the team’s 2018 FIBA World Cup camp in Atlanta, according to NBBF vice President Babs Ogunade.
The NBBF chief disclosed that some members of the Coaching crew are already on ground, but did not confirm if Head Coach, James Vincent was one of them.
Brila.net correspondent, Pius Idoko reports that the number of Coaches and team members in the Atlanta camp is expected to swell in the coming weeks.
Nigeria gained automatic qualification for the 2018 FIBA World Cup following the team’s victory in Mali last year. Sam Vincent’s team recorded a 8-0 win on their way to a third title for Nigeria.
The 18th edition of the FIBA Women’s World Cup tips off on 22 September in Spain. D’Tigress will compete for honors from group B against Australia, Turkey and Argentina.