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NIGERIA's ROSTER
# Name P Heigth DOB Place Of Birth Club
4 Josh
AKOGNON
SG 189cm
6'2"
10/02/1986 Petaluma
 (USA) 
Washington State, NCAA (USA) 
5 Ekene
IBEKWE
210cm
6'11"
19/07/1985 Los Angeles (USA)
 (USA) 
ARTLAND DRAGONS (GER) 
6 Chamberlain
OGUCHI
 -/- 28/04/1986 Harris
 (USA) 
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7 Ime
UDOKA
196cm
6'5"
09/08/1977 Portland
 (USA) 
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8 Ebi
ERE
SG 196cm
6'5"
03/08/1981 Tulsa,OK
 (USA) 
Liege, Belgium (BEL) 
9 Jeff
VAREM
195cm
6'5"
16/07/1983 Benue
 (NGR) 
ADECCOASVEL LYON VILLEURBANNE (FRA) 
10 Julius
NWOSU
C 208cm
6'10"
05/01/1971 Owerri
 (NGR) 
Al Jalaa  (SYR) 
11 Derrick
OBASOHAN
198cm
6'6"
18/04/1981 Texas
 (USA) 
Cholet Basket (FRA) 
12 Tunji
AWOJOBI
SF 198cm
6'6"
30/07/1973 Lagos
 (NGR) 
Maccabi Ramat Gan (ISR) 
13 Gabe
MUONEKE
SF 200cm
6'7"
07/02/1978 Ann Arbor
 (USA) 
Seoul Sk Knight  (KOR) 
14 Aloysius
ANAGONYE
205cm
6'9"
10/02/1981 Southfield
 (USA) 
DKV JOVENTUT BADALONA (ESP) 
15 Ikenna
NWANKWO
C 209cm
6'10"
27/12/1973 MI
 (USA) 
Ovarense (POR) 
Average height:  200cm/6'7"   
COACHES
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 Head coach: Sam VINCENT
 
 TEAM'S LATEST NEWS
FIBA Africa 29/08/2006 FIBA - Africans pleased, draw praise after performances SAITAMA (FIBA World Championship) - African basketball showed the world at the 2006 FIBA World Championship that it soon could be a force to reckon with after drawing loads of praise for the  more »
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Dirk NOWITZKI (GER) 27/08/2006 Game Report, Germany vs Nigeria, 78-77, EIGHT-FINALS SAITAMA (FIBA World Championship) - Germany survived a poor shooting night from Dirk Nowitzki and poor offensive execution down the stretch to advance to the quarter-finals of the 2006 FIBA World  more »
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Game preview 26/08/2006 What's coming up? August 27: Eight-Finals (Germany vs Nigeria) SAITAMA (FIBA World Championship) - Dirk Nowitzki has saved the German national team a number of times in his career. And the star forward may need another magical performance to knock off the  more »
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Nigeria vs Lebanon 24/08/2006 Game Report, Nigeria vs Lebanon 95-72, GROUP A SENDAI (FIBA World Championship) - Nigeria cruised to a 95-72 win over Lebanon to book their place in the second round and knock the Middle East side out of the competition a day after their  more »
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Argentina vs Nigeria 23/08/2006 Game Report, Argentina vs Nigeria 98-64, GROUP A SENDAI (FIBA World Championship) - For those who were concerned, Andres Nocioni showed his ankle was just fine as he led Argentina to their third consecutive easy win, 98-64 over Nigeria. Nocioni had  more »
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Josh AKOGNON (NGR) 22/08/2006 NGR - Nigerians salute victorious D’Tigers LAGOS (FIBA World Championship) - The news of the victory of the Nigeria senior men’s team over world champion, Serbia & Montenegro today in the country first group-A match has been described a  more »
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Mickael PIETRUS (FRA) 21/08/2006 Game Report, France v Nigeria 64-53, GROUP A SENDAI (FIBA World Championship) - France got a major contribution down the stretch from the latest member of the team to hold off a second half rally from Nigeria and win 64-53. Mamoutou Diarra -  more »
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Venezuela vs Nigeria 20/08/2006 Game Report, Venezuela v Nigeria 84-77, GROUP A SENDAI (FIBA World Championship) - A day after letting a first half double-digit lead go to waste in a heartbreaking defeat to Lebanon, Venezuela were able to avoid making that same mistake again as  more »
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Nigeria vs Serbia&Montenegro 19/08/2006 Game Report, Nigeria v Serbia & Montenegro 82-75, GROUP A SENDAI (FIBA World Championship) - Nigeria showed the FIBA World Championship title holders Serbia & Montenegro why they are a side to reckon with as they held on to shock them 82-75 in a thrilling  more »
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Julius NWOSU (NGR) 17/08/2006 NGR - Nwosu eyes big upset SENDAI CITY (FIBA World Championship) - Julluo Nwosu is confident that Nigeria will still be around when the World Championship reaches the knockout stages in just over a week's time. Not only that,  more »
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