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D’Tigers, D’Tigress need $4m for Tokyo Olympics – NBBF

by Kunle Awosiyan

The Nigeria Basketball Federation, NBBF officials have confirmed that the federation has budgeted the sum of $4m (about N2 Billion) to enable it prosecute the basketball event of the postponed Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games now billed for 2021.

Nigeria presenting two teams (men and women) in what is an African record as no other country in the continent has ever qualified their two teams at the same time for the Olympics.

Vice President of the NBBF and chairman of the technical committee, Babatunde Ogunade who spoke on behalf of the NBBF by the weekend said the proposed budget covers the two national teams.

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