NBBF to promote four teams

Nigeria Basketball Federation, NBBF, President Tijjani Umar says the federation plans to promote four teams, while four will be relegated to junior league beginning from twenty-seventeen season.

Umar made this known when he was briefing the media at the annual board meeting of the federation in Abuja.

According to him, the federation wants to give more room for up-and-coming basketballers to have aspiration in the league and beyond.

The NBBF President said two teams will be relegated from each conference while two teams will be promoted from each conference to the next level, otherwise everyone will get stuck in one place.

He also explained that the federation had yet to consider breaking Zenith League into divisions.



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