Three confirms date for Basketball 3×3

BasketballThe inaugural 3×3 tour billed for Nigeria has an approved date now with the FIBA Africa Zone 3 board confirming June 18 to 21, 2015 for the event that promises a lot of fun and entertainment.

President of the Zone executive board, Nigeria’s Col Sam Ahmedu (Rtd) said all is now set for the event this month with all eight countries in the Zone expected to be in attendance.

“The date for the inaugural 3 x 3 Tour holding in Lagos and organized by FIBA Africa Zone 3 is set. The event is billed for June 18 to 21, 2015 and all the eight countries in the Zone namely Nigeria, Benin Republic, Togo, Ghana, Cote d’Ivoire, Burkina Faso, Liberia and Niger are expected to be on ground.”

He explained that the delay in the take off of the programme has been due to the elections in Nigeria, noting that the Zone’s executives delayed the event earlier scheduled for April till June to ensure that all security concerns that may have spilled from the elections were over and done with.

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