Lagos - Three members of the Nigerian under-16 national team
have been suspended from the 2015 FIBA Africa U-16 Women's Championships in
The FIBA Internal Regulation found three players guilty of
being over-age and the body will take the Nigeria Basketball Federation to task
over the issue.
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"H1.1 Admissions and Respect of the general statutes
and internal regulation and H1.2 Responsibility of the national federation
concerning the eligibility of players," states the provisions.
"In accordance with the regulation of dispositions in
Article E.188.8.131.52 points F. et G. of FIBA internal regulation the Technical
Committee decides: Art. 1: The players hereunder are suspended from the above
mentioned competition from the 10/07/2015."
Okoli Maureen Chidimma, Daniel Menan Denis and Okoye
Ifunanya Rosemary are the three players suspended. There are just nine players
left in the squad.For
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