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Nigeria Basketball Federation Announces Initial Squad for 2024 Olympics

The Nigeria Basketball Federation (NBBF) has set the stage for its women's basketball team ahead of the 2024 Olympic Games in Paris, revealing a provisional squad of 16 players. This announcement marks a crucial step in Nigeria's preparations as they aim to make a mark on the international stage once again.

The initial roster includes a blend of seasoned players and rising talents, showcasing Nigeria's depth in women's basketball:

1. Ezinne Kalu
2. Amy Okonkwo
3. Promise Amukamara
4. Elizabeth Balogun
5. Tomi Two
6. Ifunaya Okoro
7. Pallas Kunaiyi-Akpanah
8. Murjanatu Musa
9. Lauren Ebo
10. Blessing Ejiofor
11. Solape Amusan
12. Rita Igbokwe
13. Nicole Enabosi
14. Adebola Adeyeye
15. Christeen Iwuala
16. Lucy Ibeh

These players have been selected based on their performances and contributions both domestically and internationally. The NBBF has emphasized the importance of these athletes in representing Nigeria with pride and determination at the upcoming Olympics.

According to the federation, the final 12-player roster will be decided following a crucial warm-up game against Germany. This match will serve as a pivotal opportunity for the coaching staff to assess the squad's readiness and cohesion ahead of the Olympic competition.

Nigeria's women's basketball team has been a force to reckon with in recent years, demonstrating remarkable progress and achieving significant milestones on the global stage. With this talented pool of players, hopes are high for another strong showing in Paris as they aim to compete against the world's best.

The NBBF remains optimistic about the team's prospects, highlighting their commitment to supporting and nurturing basketball talent in Nigeria. As preparations intensify, all eyes will be on the final selection and the subsequent journey of the Nigerian women's basketball team at the 2024 Olympics.

Stay tuned for further updates as Nigeria's basketball journey unfolds on the road to Paris.

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