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Olympics: Nigeria’s organizing committee says national basketball team qualification remarkable achievement



Congratulations have continued to pour in for the Nigerian Basketball Federation, NBBF, on its qualification for the 2024 Paris Olympics after the Nigeria Olympic Committee, NOC, sent in salutations to the federation’s leadership.

Only on Friday, Nigerian Pillar of Sports Chief Donatus Agu Ejidike, also sent in felicitation while also pledging support for NBBF after its qualifications for the global games fiesta.

NOC, the omnibus liaison for all international sports meet in Nigeria described the NBBF feat as an ‘exceptional performance and incredible achievement.

According to release by NOC’s media officer, Tony Neziayan, the committee attributed the success to NBBF’s “dedication, hard work, and passion for the game,”, adding that such effort has been quite inspiring.

“You have showcased unparalleled skills, teamwork, and resilience throughout the tournament, earning this well-deserved victory.

“Your commitment to representing Nigeria with pride and executing each game with precision has made our nation proud,” Neziayan said.

On the players, NOC noted that each displayed outstanding athleticism, talent, and sportsmanship, exemplifying the true spirit of basketball.

” You have proven that with determination and perseverance, no challenge is too great to overcome.

“We would also like to extend our heartfelt congratulations to President NBBF,  Musa Kida for his unwavering support and encouragement to the team,” the NOC statement read.


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