The Nigeria Cricket Federation (NCF) has invited 22 players for second phase camping in preparation for the International Cricket Council (ICC) T-20 Sub-regional Qualifier scheduled to hold from 16th to 22nd April, 2018 in Lagos.
Spokesperson of NCF, Musa Ehizoje Bodie, in a statement made available to Leadership Sports, said the players were selected from the teams that participated in the first camping exercise.
Earlier this month, 33 players draw from across the country were invited to camp for a high performance T-20 super league tournament. The players were group into three teams, namely Team Nwokedi, Team Kalada and Team Alakija with Team Nwokedi emerging as champions at the end of the camping exercise and 22 players were penciled down for the second phase camping. The 22 invited players who are to report to camp March 12, 2018 at the team training camp in Lagos, will be join by three foreign based players; Saheed Akolade (Australia), Sola Anya (United Kingdom) and Dotun Olatunji (Canada).
Also Expected in Nigeria is ICC Representative Mr Kuben Pilay, who will be inspecting the Tafawa Balewa Cricket Facility, host venue for the ICC Sub-Regional T-20 Qualifiers in April. Mr Kuben will arrive in Nigeria on Friday, March 2, 2018 on a two days visit.
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