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Rivers Hoopers for FIBA Africa Champions qualifiers

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By Gbenga Jolaosho

Abuja

Rivers Hoopers have been nominated to participate at the 2017 FIBA Africa Champions Cup Zone 3 qualifiers starting November 11-18.
This was contained in a letter signed by the secretary general of the Nigeria Basketball Federation, Chimezie Asiegbu and sent to the club on Tuesday.
“I am directed to inform you that the above mentioned competition starts at the National Stadium Surulere, Lagos from 11th-18th November 2017. The Nigeria Basketball Federation has nominated your team as one of the teams to represent Nigeria under its auspice in the competition,” read the letter.
“In the light of the above, you are to convey your acceptance to participate in the competition as soon as possible preferably before 9th November, 2017 at mid-day to facilitate easy administration of the event.”
The management of the club has since replied the letter sent by the Nigeria Basketball Federation accepting the invitation.
Rivers Hoopers will join Kano Pillars, Gombe Bulls, Mark Mentors and Civil Defence as the Nigerian representatives for the FIBA Africa Champions Cup Zone 3 Qualifiers in Lagos.


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