Members of the senior national men’s team, D’Tigers, have said that they were always excited over any opportunity to represent their fatherland and would do everything for the team’s success.
Some of them who spoke in Lagos said that the entire team operated like one big and happy family and were prepared to help develop the sport.
D’Tigers is set to play in the 2019 FIBA World Cup Qualifiers second round which comes up at the National Stadium, Lagos from 14 to 16 of September.
They sit on top of group F and will square up with teams from Rwanda, Mali, Central African Republic, Cote D’Ivoire and Senegal.
Stan Okoye, who plays for Real Zaragoza of Spain, said he was excited to be back in the team and was prepared to give his best to the team’s success.