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Nigeria invites 14 basketball players for Olympics qualifiers


10:44, April 19, 2012

ABUJA, April 18 (Xinhua) -- The Nigeria Basketball Federation (NBBF) on Wednesday in Abuja invited 14 players and four officials to camp in Lagos in preparation for the 2012 Olympic Games qualifiers.

The camp is scheduled to take place at the National Stadium in Surulere from April 19 to April 21.

The camp is held in place of the canceled 2011/2012 DSTV Premier Basketball League's All Stars Weekend Game earlier scheduled for April 20 to April 22.

According to a letter of invitation sent to the players and officials, as well as their seven clubs, they are expected in camp early on Thursday for evening training.

Training and trials for the players will be held on Friday and Saturday, while the camp is expected to close on Sunday.

The NBBF is preparing a team for the 2012 Olympic men's basketball qualifiers scheduled for Venezuela early July.


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