In anticipation of Nigeria’s hosting of one of the Qualifiers for the FIBA 2019 World Cup Qualifiers for Men in 2018, FIBA has directed the Engineer Musa Kida– led Nigeria Basketball Federation (NBBF) to immediately submit names of their Table Officials for the competition.
According to the memo sent to all hosting National Federations ahead of the qualifiers expected to start in November, all nominated officials are to undergo online trainings before becoming certified by the Federation of International Basketball Associations.
The training is expected to end on the 23rd of October following the immediate commencement of registration for the re-certification.
The Online test for successful candidates approved by the NBBF will hold between the 24th and 26th of October, 2017 with results of the exercise expected to be communicated through the National Federations on the 2nd of November, 2017.
All Zonal representatives of the NBBF board have been directed to submit names of two persons with requisite technical experience (current Table Official, internationally or nationally certified Referees) on or before 13th October, 2017.
Meanwhile, other stakeholders have also been enjoined to take advantage of this unique opportunity to become FIBA certified table officials by getting in touch with the NBBF secretariat at the Package B of the Abuja National stadium or its liaison office at the Indoor Sports Hall of the National Stadium, Lagos for registration.
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