Nigeria's national men's basketball team technical crew has defended the invitation of Ejike Ugbuaja and Olumide Oyedeji to the team's camp ahead of the first leg qualifier for the 2015 African Basketball Championship holding in Tunisia in June.
D'Tigers coach, Ahmed Sanni who spoke in Abuja on Wednesday, stated that their inclusion in the team will give the team the needed experience to triumph over Burkina Faso this weekend.
Ugbuaja an Olympian last played for Nigeria at the London 2012 Olympics while Oyedeji (also an Olympian) last competitive game for Nigeria was at the 2013 Nations Cup in Abidjan.
While clearing the airs that no player will get an automatic shirt, Coach Sanni stated further that the 16 players in camp will have to give 100 percent commitment before they can be considered for the team's roaster against Burkina Faso.
D'Tigers played and won 4 preparatory games since the team started camping over a month ago.
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