Wheelchair Basketball: National Team Bids to Grab World Cup Ticket..

Must Read

PDP Wins Rerun House Of Representatives Election In Bauchi

The candidate of the Peoples’ Democratic Party (PDP), Alhaji Madaki Gololo, has been declared winner of Saturday’s rerun elections...

APC Wins House Of Representatives Seat In Cross River

Alex Egbonna of the All Progressives Congress (APC), has been declared the winner of the House of Representatives election...

Nigerian Minister Appoints Daughter As Special Assistant

The Minister of Women Affairs and Social Development, Pauline Tallen, has appointed her daughter, Violet Osunde, as a special...

Nigerians React As Leah Sharibu Delivers Baby Boy In Boko Haram Camp

Nigerians have reacted to reports that kidnapped schoolgirl, Leah Sharibu, gave birth to a baby boy for a top...

Nigerian Newspaper Headlines Today: 26th January 2020

  Leah Sharibu Delivers Baby Boy For Top Boko Haram Commandant Leah Sharibu, the Dapchi schoolgirl abducted by Boko Haram insurgents,...
Omaku Cephas
Cephas is a Content Strategist who loves to write about travels and sports. He's a proud supporter of local publishers and wants to see them get more creative with genuine content. He's keen on rekindling your passion for anything sports and travels.

The Nigeria Wheelchair Basketball Federation (NWBF) said preparations for the African Wheelchair Basketball Championship has been intensified.

National Wheelchair Basketball Team.
National Wheelchair Basketball Team.

The 2013 edition of the championship is billed for Angola from October 24 to November 3.

The NWBF Technical Director and coach of the national wheelchair basketball team, Adoki Obererilene, speaking in Lagos on Tuesday, said the team’s training routine had to be intensified to sharpen the competitive edge of the athletes for the competition.

He further stated that the measure was imperative to increase their chances of securing the lone slot for African teams at the World Wheelchair Basketball Championship.

“We need to be at the 2014 World Cup in South Korea,” Obererilene said. “That is why we taking the Angola championship seriously.

“The Nigerian team is a force to reckon with in Africa, as far as Wheelchair Basketball is concerned.”

The coach commended the National Sports Commission (NSC), the Lagos State government and Grand Patron, Victor Ochei, for their support towards the success of the nation at the African championship.

He added that the only way the team could show appreciation to its sponsors was to grab the ticket and justify the confidence of their supporters.

- Advertisement -

LEAVE A REPLY

Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here

More Articles Like This

- Advertisement -