The Nigeria Basketball Federation has shifted the dunk-off date for the 2019 Men’s Basketball League to Saturday, October 19.
The federation had announced October 13 as the commencement date for the 2019 season.
However, a statement released by the NBBF Secretary General Afolabi-Oluwayemi Olabisi said the change in date is necessitated by the request from the participating clubs for an extension to enable them complete their administrative processes.
“The Nigeria Basketball Federation has approved a 7-day shift of the 2019 Men’s Premier League to allow clubs complete their administrative processes.
“The deadline extension is at the instance of clubs intending to participate in the 2019 Men’s basketball league.
“Consequently, the 2019 season will commence on Saturday, October 19th in the Atlantic and Savannah Conferences.
The venue for the Atlantic Conference has been relocated to Ilorin, Kwara State while the Savannah Conference will be held in Zaria.