Atleast for NBA players have made the 15 man list after Jordan Nwora pruned the D’Tigers list to 44.
Minnesota Timberwolves guard Josh Okogie, newly acquired Orlando Magic small forward Al Farouq Aminu, San Antonio Spurs Chimezie Metu and Utah Jazz Ekpe Udoh have made the 15-man list.
After playing four friendly games, two each against world cup bound Dominican Republic and Canada where they won three and lost one of the ties against Canada they will now continue in Lagos before traveling to China on August 19.
List of Invited Players
Uzoh Benjamin Chukwukelo (CB Caballeros de Culican)
Ireogbu Ike (Science City Jena, Germany)
Okogie Joshua Aloiye (Minnesota Timberwolves, NBA)
Nwamu Ike (Sioux Falls Skyforce, NBA)
Nwora Jordan Ifeanyi (University of Louisville, USA)
Vincent Nnamdi Gabriel (Stockton Kings, NBA)
Aminu Al Farouq (Dallas Mavericks , NBA)
Stanley Okoye (Tecnyconta Zaragoza, Spain)
Diogu Ikechukwu Somto (Bayaman Vaqueros, Puerto Rico)
Zanna Talib (Montakit Fuenlabrada, Spain)
Ekpe Udoh (Utah Jazz, NBA)
Aminu Abdul Alade (Capitanies de Arecibo, Puerto Rico)
Chimezie Metu (San Antonio Spurs, NBA)
Michael Eric (Darussafaka, Turkey)
Akindele Jeleel Ayodeji (Hapoel SP Tel-Aviv, Israel)
Nwora will be assisted by Cyprien Glynn Ray, Burlesson Kevin and Ogoh Odaudu.