By John Askounis/ firstname.lastname@example.org
Head coach Alexander Nwora picked out the 12 players for Nigeria’s World Cup squad. Al-Farouq Aminu, Ike Diogu, Michael Eric, Josh Okogie, Ike Iroegbu, Chimezie Metu, Vincent Nnamdi, Jordan Nwora, Stan Okoye, Zanna Talib, Ekpe Udoh and Ben Uzoh made the cut.
Guessing Game is over.
It is now official!@alexnwora announces final 12 for @FIBAWC in China@StanOkoye_ @Chimezie_Metu @Be_LikeIKE @farouq1 @MEasy_50 @EkpeUdoh @CallMe_NonStop @JordanNwora @NOA_Nigeria @BBCSport @VOANews @pmnewsnigeria #NBBF#NigeriaGotGame#WorldGotGame pic.twitter.com/h4VaW83Dhs
— #NBBF (@nbbfonline) August 27, 2019
The African national team will play at Wuhan in the first round of the 2019 FIBA World Cup. First opponent will be Russia on August 31st, games against Argentina on September 2nd and South Korea on September 4th will follow.