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02 December 2019

Nile University Emerge Champions of Division Two Basketball League

Nile University Emerge Champions of Division Two Basketball League

The Basketball team of Nile University of Nigeria won the recently concluded 2019 Total/NBBF National Division Two Basketball League that was held at the Indoor Sports Hall of the National Stadium, Lagos. The Nile team, making its debut appearance at the tournament, won four straight matches (defeating all three of its group stage and semi-final opponents) en route to its 80-69 victory over Coal City in the final. As champions of the Division Two Basketball League, Nile University gained automatic qualification to the National Division 1 League, where they will be competing with the country’s finest in the sport.

In addition to winning the competition, the Nile team also dominated the individual awards, including the Most Valuable Player of the tournament prize, which was won by Emmanuel James.  

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