Hopes as Team Nigeria departs Lagos for South Africa


The Nigeria Cricket Federation on Sunday presented players that will represent the country at the ICC U-19 Cricket World Cup 2020 taking place in South Africa from January 20 to February 8, 2020, to the media.

The Nigerian team will participate at the tournament for the first time.

The vice president of NCF, Uyi Akpata, who made the presentation said the team had been psychologically and mentally prepared for the 20-day event.

“Never before has a Nigerian cricket team been shaped the way these players have and I believe they are ready to make Nigeria proud in South Africa,” Akpata said.

“The fact that the team is departing Lagos today (Sunday) for Johannesburg to embark on a 50-day preparation for the World Cup says everything about our ambition to excel there,” the NCF…



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