D’Tigers Final 12-Man List For 2017 FIBA Afrobasket Released

first_imgD’Tigers of Nigeria head coach, Alex Nwora has released the final 12-man list of players that will represent Nigeria at the 2017 FIBA Afrobasket.The final 12-man list include captain, Diogu Ike, Washington Wizards center Daniel Ochefu, Abdul Yahaya, Dike Azuoma, Deji Akindele. O’karo Akamune, Bryant Mbamalu, Ike Nwamu, Akin Akingbala, Ike Iroegbu, Anthony Odunsi and Kelechi Anuna.Two home-based players, Victor Anthony and Musa Usman will travel with the team to the continental tournament despite not making the final 12-man cut.The team, lead by Head Coach, Alex Nwora, will depart Nigeria for Tunis, Tunisia by 6.20am Wednesday morning via a Royal Air Maroc flight.The defending champions, D’Tigers are in group A alongside, DR Congo, Mali, and Cote d’Ivoire.The 2017 FIBA Afrobasket Championship tips off from Friday 8 – 16 September in two cities, Tunis, Tunisia and Dakar, Senegal.RelatedEight Players Sent Home As D’Tigers Gears Up Preparation For 2017 FIBA AfroBasketSeptember 3, 2017In “National Team”D’Tigers Begins Afrobasket Title Defence TodaySeptember 8, 2017In “National Team”Ike Diogu Sets Sights On 2019 FIBA World Cup TicketJune 29, 2018In “Africa”last_img read more

Derrick Hall satisfied with Dbacks buying and se

first_img Derrick Hall satisfied with D-backs’ buying and selling Hall played six games in the NFL, compiling a 50 percent completion rating along with one touchdown and six interceptions. He finished his playing career with the Winnipeg Blue Bombers of the Canadian Football League.Hall’s uncle, Danny White, is an Arizona State University and Dallas Cowboys legend.KTAR’s Paul Ihander contributed to this report. Grace expects Greinke trade to have emotional impact Former Cardinals kicker Phil Dawson retires The 5: Takeaways from the Coyotes’ introduction of Alex Meruelocenter_img PHOENIX — A former Arizona Cardinals quarterback is in hot water after being charged with shoplifting and possession of cocaine.Police said Max Hall was arrested Friday in Gilbert near the Loop 202 and Williams Field Road. He was allegedly in possession of stolen items from Best Buy and Walmart along with a small amount of cocaine.Hall was booked and released.Hall, a Mesa, Ariz., native, was signed by the Cardinals as an undrafted free agent in 2010. During a whirlwind season that saw starter Derek Anderson injured and former backup Matt Leinart released, Hall moved up the depth chart and became the starter on Oct. 10. He won his first game and was injured the following season. Comments   Share   Top Stories last_img read more