Participants

Nigeria

Basketball

Bib Name Birth Date
1 20 Aug 1996
2 10 Oct 1993
3 20 May 1990
4 07 Dec 1989
5 27 Sep 1991
6 11 Sep 1983
8 14 Oct 1994
9 06 May 1990
10 24 Apr 1990
13 30 Jan 1991
15 16 Jan 1992
17 10 Aug 1994

Team Officials

Function Name
Coach
Assistant Coach
Aderemi ADEWUNMI

Events and Medals

Event Rank Medal
BKB Men 6

Nigeria - Schedule


Schedule
Time Event Status
Fri, 6 Apr 20:00
Men Preliminary Round Pool A
Nigeria
65
New Zealand
110
Finished
Sat, 7 Apr 14:00
Men Preliminary Round Pool A
Canada
82
Nigeria
67
Finished
Mon, 9 Apr 21:00
Men Preliminary Round Pool A
Australia
97
Nigeria
55
Finished
Tue, 10 Apr 20:00
Men Qualifying Final
Nigeria
61
Scotland
66
Finished

Biographical Information


Highlights
Commonwealth Games
YearLocationRank
2006 Melbourne, AUS 4

Olympic Games
YearLocationRank
2016 Rio de Janeiro, BRA 11
2012 London, GBR 10

World Cup
YearLocationRank
2006 Japan 9
1998 Athens, GRE 13

AfroBasket
YearLocationRank
2017 Various 2
2015 Rades, TUN 1
2013 Abidjan, CIV 7
2011 Antananarivo, MAD 3
2009 Libya 5
2007 Angola 5
2005 Alger, ALG 3
2003 Alexandria, EGY 2
2001 Morocco 5
1999 Angola 2
1997 Dakar, SEN 2
1995 Algiers, ALG 3
1992 Cairo, EGY 5
1987 Tunis, TUN 8
1985 Abidjan, CIV 7
1980 Rabat, MAR 11
1978 Dakar, SEN 6
1972 Dakar, SEN 12

Nickname: D'Tigers
Additional information

COMMONWEALTH DISAPPOINTMENT
Just missed out on a medal at Melbourne 2006 Commonwealth Games, finishing fourth. Lost to New Zealand 66-90 in the quarterfinals. (news.bbc.co.uk, 23 Mar 2006)


TOP TABLE
Competed at London 2012 and Rio 2016 Olympic Games, but failed to finish any higher than 10th. (Olympic News Service, 2016)


WORLD CUP
Competed in 1998 and 2006 World Cups, placing 13th and ninth respectively. (Olympic News Service, 2016)


World Ranking: 32 (correct at 28 Feb 2018)
Zone Ranking: 1



Legend

Gold: Gold
Silver: Silver
Bronze: Bronze
Gold Medal Event: Gold Medal Event
Bronze Medal Event: Bronze Medal Event

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