The third and final phase of the 2016 Zenith Bank women Basketball league, tagged Final 8 2016, will dunk off in Lagos tomorrow at the indoor sports hall of the National Stadium, Surulere, Lagos.
Listed for action are the eight teams that scaled the hurdles at the first and second phase play-offs held at the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja and Asaba, the Delta State capital.
These include the defending champions, Dolphins of Lagos that have been drawn in group A alongside IGP Queens, Delta force and Plateau Rocks while former champions First Bank of Lagos will be facing the Nigeria Customs Ladies, Ahip Queens from Kano and the never say die Benue Princess of Makurdi.
Meanwhile, the indoor sports hall of the National Stadium, Surulere, Lagos venue of the all important Zenith Bank Women Basketball Final 8 hostilities is already wearing a new look ahead of tomorrow’s dunk-off date.
All other teams aside the two Lagos sides, Dolphins and First Bank are expected to arrive Lagos very early today for the technical meeting holding at the Lagos office of the Nigeria Basketball Federation, where all the technical issues concerning the grand finale will be discussed.
Sponsors of the women league, Zenith Bank Plc has equally assured basketball enthusiasts of quality time at the finals of this year’s edition of the women Basketball league in line with the promise made by the Group Managing Director of Zenith Bank, Peter Amangbo during the championship unveiling ceremony at the banks head office in Victoria Island.