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Ekpe Udoh called by Nigeria for Tokyo Olympic Tournament

Bologna, July 20 –


Not only ItalBasket and coach Sergio Scariolo will represent Virtus Segafredo Bologna at the upcoming Tokyo Olympics that will start this week, with the opening ceremony scheduled for Friday at 1 p.m. Italian time.

Besides the coach of the Spanish national team and Alessandro Pajola and Amedeo Tessitori who will wear the colors of Italia, also another “virtussino” will be involved in the Olympic tournament: Ekpe Udoh, Segafredo’s new deal, has been included in the Nigeria roster. The white-green national team will be in the same group of ItalBasket: Udoh and his new bianconeri teammates Pajola and Tessitori will meet up with their respective national teams on July 31st at 6.40 am Italian time, in the third game of group B.


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