2021 AfroBasket: Nigeria To Face Mali Two Others In Group D

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LONDON, ENGLAND - AUGUST 06: (EDITORS NOTE: A polarizing filter was used for this image.) Ike Diogu of Nigeria drives for a shot attempt in the second half against France during the Men's Basketball Preliminary Round match on Day 10 of the London 2012 Olympic Games at the Basketball Arena on August 6, 2012 in London, England. France won 79-73. (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

By Sampson Adedeji

Ahead of the 2021 Afrobasket Nigeria’s D’Tiger has been placed in group D alongside Mali, Rwanda and Algeria of the competition, BSNSports.com.ng reports.

The released made by FIBA Africa on Thursday shows that Twenty teams will participate in the second round of qualification for the FIBA AfroBasket 2021.

The five winners of each pre-qualifiers group join the 15 teams that took part in the FIBA AfroBasket 2017 in Tunisia.

These 15 teams that have automatically made it to this stage include Angola, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Cote d’Ivoire, Democratic Republic of Congo, Egypt, Guinea, Mali, Morocco, Mozambique, Nigeria, Rwanda, Senegal, Tunisia and Uganda.

This total of 20 teams are divided into five groups of four. The teams will play two tournaments in the international windows.

The top three teams from each group will automatically qualify to the FIBA AfroBasket 2021 to be held in Rwanda.

Group AGroup BGroup CGroup DGroup E
TunisiaSenegalCIVNigeriaMorocco
CARAngolaCameroonMaliEgypt
DR CongoMozambiqueE/GuineaRwandaUganda
MadagascarKenyaGuineaAlgeriaTBA.
AfroBasket 2021 Groupings

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