Nigeria have been drawn alongside DR Congo and Kenya in Group B of the 2019 FIBA AFROCAN men’s basketball holding in Mali.
At the draws held in Praia, Cape Verde, Nigeria will start their campaign for continental glory in Bamako, Mali at the newly introduced AFROCAN competition.
The event dunks off on July 19, 2019 at the Palais des Sports, Salamatou Maiga in Bamako, Mali.
The newly introduced AFROCAN by FIBA Africa is meant fill the gap of the new system of Afro basket, which will now be held every four years.
Competition format will see top teams in the four groups book automatic quarterfinal tickets while the 2nd and 3rd placed teams will compete in a qualifying round for a quarter final place.