Following the repair work to be undertaken by the Nigeria Basketball Federation in the Indoor Hall of the National Stadium, Lagos, the Zenith Bank Basketball Women's Final 8 play-offs at the venue has been shifted to hold between May 7 and 12.
According to the Secretary General of the NBBF Patrick Okeke in a press release made available to Completesportsnigeria.com, the revised schedule will see the teams as well as other officials arriving in Lagos on May 5, early enough for the technical meeting which comes up a day after.
Matches of the two groups, A and B, will commence on May 6 and run through May 9 while the semifinals and placement matches will hold on May 10, before the All Star Game on May 11. The final game and third place match will hold on May 12.
The eight teams that qualified for the play-offs after the first and second phase games which took place in Abuja and Asaba respectively are defending champions Dolphins, Customs, Delta Force and AHIP in Group A, while First Bank, IGP Queens, Benue Princess and Plateau Rocks make up Group B.
Meanwhile the DStv League All Star Game will hold as scheduled in the Indoor Hall of the Abuja National Stadium on Saturday, May 14.Jiji.ng the cheapest online shopping in Nigeria