Nigeria’s men’s 3×3 basketball team have been awarded a wild card by FIBA to compete at the 2018 FIBA 3×3 World Cup in Manila.
FIBA’s 3×3 Development Manager, Robert Rieblinger, has informed the Nigeria Basketball Federation of the decision.
This will be Nigeria’s debut at the 3×3 World Cup.
Nigeria won the FIBA Africa 3×3 Nations cup title in Togo and are currently ranked fifth in Africa and 67th in the world.
The competition will dunk off in June next year.