Nigeria will face Uganda, Mali, and Cape Verde in a bid to make back-to-back appearances at the FIBA World Cup.
Nigeria was seeded in Pot One alongside Tunisia in the drawings held on Tuesday at the headquarters of the Federation of International Basketball Associations in Mies, Switzerland.
Nigeria will be in play during the first window, according to the schedule already issued by FIBA Africa.
On Friday, June 26th, 2021, they will play Cape Verde in their opening match.
On the 27th, the Mike Brown-led team will face a familiar rival, Mali, whom they previously encountered in the build-up to the 2019 edition in China and more recently at the 2021 Afrobasket.
After the recent Afrobasket setback, all attention will be on the match against Uganda on the 28th.

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The top three teams in each group will advance to the final round after the first round, in which each club will play six games.
After the end of the last round, the top two teams in each group, as well as the best third-placed team, will represent Africa at the World Cup, which will be co-hosted by Indonesia, Philippines, and Japan.
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