Nigerian senior male basketball team, D’ Tigers will kick off their 2021 FIBA Afrobasket first round qualifiers in November.
D’Tigers alongside 19 other teams will participate in the qualifying process which are grouped into five groups of four teams each.
Nigeria was drawn in Group D alongside Rwanda, Mali and Algeria.
They will begin their first series of gamed against Rwanda on Friday November 27 to Sunday November 29.
The second window of qualifiers will be played in 2021 from Friday, February 19 to Sunday, February 21 in a yet to be announced venue.
The top three teams in the group will qualify along with the top three teams from the other four groups.
The 30th edition of the tournament will take place in Rwanda from 24th August to 5th September next year.
Here are the schedule is
Nov 27 – Nigeria vs Algeria
Nov 28 – Rwanda vs Nigeria
Nov 29 – Nigeria vs Mali
Feb 19 – Nigeria vs Rwanda
Feb 20 – Mali vs Nigeria
Feb 21 – Algeria vs Nigeria