Afrobasket qualifiers: D’Tigers to face Cape Verde, Uganda in Group B

The Nigeria senior men’s basketball national team, D’Tigers have been placed in Group B in the 2025 FIBA Afrobasket qualifier.

After failing to pick the 2024 Olympic Games ticket, Nigeria’s D’Tigers are expected to be back in action in February 2024.

FIBA Africa has in the official draw and date released for the qualifiers slated to begin next year.

According to the draw earlier conducted on Saturday, the first window will take place from February 19 to 27, 2024. It will see the entry of groups B, E and D.

Groups A and C will play their first qualifying window from November 18 to 26, 2024.

The final window of these qualifiers will take place from February 17 to 25, 2025. Concerning the countries hosting the windows of these qualifications, they will not have not yet been designated.

The Groups in full

Group A: South Sudan, Democratic Republic of Congo, Mali, Q Z6 + Mauritius + Comoros

Group B: Cape Verde, Nigeria, Q Z1 + Z2, Uganda

Group C: Senegal, Cameroon, Q Z3 +Z4, Rwanda

Group D: Ivory Coast, Egypt, Central African Republic, Q Z5 + Madagascar + Djibouti

Group E: Tunisia, Angola, Guinea, Kenya