Zenith Bank Basketball League Play-offs Get New Date


Following the repair works to be undertaken by the Nigeria Basketball Federation (NBBF), in the Indoor Hall of the National Stadium, Lagos, the Zenith Bank Basketball Women Final 8 Play-offs scheduled to hold at the venue will now come up between May 7 and 12, 2016.

According to the Secretary General of the NBBF, Patrick Okeke, the revised schedule will see the teams as well as other officials arriving Lagos on May 5 early enough for the technical meeting which comes up a day after.

Matches of the two groups, A and B, will commence on May 6 and run through May 9 while the semi finals and placement matches will hold on May 10, before the All-Star Game on May 11. The final game and third place match will hold on May 12, 2016.

The eight teams that qualified for the play-offs after the first and second phase games which took place in Abuja and Asaba respectively are defending champions Dolphins, Customs, Delta Force and AHIP in Group A while First Bank, IGP Queens, Benue Princess and Plateau Rocks make up Group B.
Meanwhile, the Dstv League All-Star Game will hold as scheduled in the Indoor Hall of the Abuja National Stadium on Saturday, May 14, 2016.