Rivers Hoopers release their BAL roster

Rivers Hoopers coach Ogoh Odaudu has announced his roster for the Basketball Africa League which tips off May 16th at the Kigali Arena, Rwanda.

The team which has 13 players and 5 members of the backroom staff arrived in Kigali at 12am on Tuesday and were immediately placed on a 4-day quarantine.

The team is made up of nine Nigeria-based players and 4 from outside the country who recently signed to play for Rivers Hoopers at the BAL.

D’Tigers star Ben Uzoh, Robinson Odoch Opong, Taren Sullivan and Chris Daniels are the four new players signed by Rivers Hoopers for BAL.

Hoopers will play against Patriots of Rwanda, Gendarmerie Nationale Basketball Club (GNBC) of Madagascar and US Monastir of Tunisia in Group A.

The inaugural edition of the Basketball Africa League will take place from May 16 to 30 at the Kigali Arena, Rwanda.

Full List:

Point Guards

Ben Uzoh, Simon Owoicho, Victor James

Shooting Guards

Ronald Alalibo, Emmanuel Balogun, Benjamin Ikechukwu, Robinson Odoch Opong

Small forwards

Taren Sullivan, Precious Osigbodi

Power forwards

Buchi Nwaiwu, Solomon Ajegbeyi


Chris Daniels, Victor Anthony