Ike Diogu is part of Nigeria’s squad that will play in the first window of the Africa Zone Qualifiers for the 2023 FIBA World Cup. The team are now coached by Julius Nwosu.
Mualifiers for the 2023 World Cup (November 26-28). Nigeria finished 12th in Kigali, Rwanda, the worst ranking in its history.
Mainland for more than ten years. To prepare for the Africa Zone Qualifiers, the Nigerians this time included Diogu and a few other players who allowed Nigeria to conclude the Qualifiers for the world tournament in China two years ago with a 10-2 record.
But in Benguela, Angola, he hopes for a completely different scenario. The former captain of the selection had largely contributed to the continental coronation of his country in 2015. The strong 38-year-old winger, however, did not make the Afrobasket and the Olympics.
Afrobasket 2021. An opportunity for the men of Nwosu to take their revenge. Nigeria is also in the company of Mali and Cape Verde. The 2017 African vice-champions challenge the Blue Sharks for their first match, this Friday, November 26 at 10am GMT.
His worst result in tournament history.
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