Rivers Hoopers begin Basketball Africa League against Ferroviario

NBBF President Cup Champions Rivers Hoopers will face Mozambican League champions Ferroviario de Maputo in their opening game of the Basketball Africa League on March 21 in Monastir, Tunisia.

Rivers Hoopers will play five games in the group phase with two games each played in Tunisia and Lagos respectively before their last game in Cairo, Egypt.

The three-time Nigerian League Champions will play against Ferroviario de Maputo and host US Monastir on March 21 and March 22 respectively in Monastir.

Rivers Hoopers will then play Forces Armees et Police Basketball (FAP) of Cameroon on April 17 before facing off against Zamalek of Egypt two days later in Lagos.

Their last game in the Nile Conference will be away in Cairo against Patriots Basketball Club of Rwanda on May 1, 2020.

Top four teams from the Nile Conference will advance to the single-elimination playoffs (Quarter-Finals, Semi-Finals, third Place Game and Championship Game) scheduled to take place between May 26 and 31 in Kigali, Rwanda.

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