NBBF Not Sure of d'Tigress' Arrival Date

By By Alex Monye on August 23, 2018

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The Nigeria Basketball Federation (NBBF) yesterday confessed that it was no longer sure when the women senior national team, D'Tigress will arrive in Lagos to begin the final leg of their preparations for the Spain 2018 Women World Cup.

The team were expected top arrive in Lagos yesterday, but the NBBF said the delegation could not secure flights from Atlanta to Nigeria as scheduled.

NBBF board member, Col. Sam Ahmedu, who is with the team in Atlanta, said, "There are no suitable flights as their travel plans are being done all the way to Spain for ease of movement of the players."

Since the team's movement is hinged on availability of flight, the federation for the team's arrival in Lagos has fixed no tentative date.

"We are aware that a lot of people are eager to see the team train back home, but the continued delay is nobody's fault," Ahmedu continued.

He assured that the delay would in no way affect their training as the Coach Otis Hughley led technical crew have continued with their training sessions as they await the next directive.

The team, alongside Head Coach, Otis Hughley and Fitness and Strength Coach, Alexander Friday, are expected to train in Lagos for some days before departing for Spain next month.

The current African champion will tip off their World Cup campaign against Australia on Saturday, September 22 at the Arena Santiago Martin, San Cristobal De La Laguna, Spain. (The Guardian)

Photo shows members of D'Tigress

Source Daily Sports

Posted August 23, 2018

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