Plans have been concluded by the Nigeria Basketball Media Department to broadcast the final of the 2019 NBBF President Cup National Final 8 live.
The live broadcast, which will start at 2pm, is one of the steps being taken by the NBBF board under the leadership of Engr. Musa Kida to see the return of basketball on television.
The media representative on the board of the NBBF, Oni Afolabi, said basketball loving Nigerians now have the unique opportunity of watching their favourite sport from anywhere in the world.
Afolabi said: “We know that television cannot replace the excitement of a match day experience, but we want to afford all lovers of the game the unique opportunity of watching their favourite players live from any part of the world.
“Sincere thanks to the visionary leadership of the NBBF President and all the board members who have made this possible.
“We hope this will be the first of many innovations by the board to keep growing the game.”
According to plans already being put in place, the game will be streamed live on the YouTube and Facebook pages of the federation in a high definition format, which will be the first time games will be streamed live.
Viewers can log on to the NBBF Facebook and YouTube pages (Nigeria Basketball Federation) of the federation to catch the third placed game and the final of the President Cup Final 8.
Winner of the competition will represent the country at the 2020 NBA-FIBA Africa organised Basketball League.