The International Basketball Federation, FIBA, Central Board has appointed the D’Tigers Captain, Olumide Oyedeji, to the FIBA Player’s commission for the 2014-2019 term of office.
Oyedeji’s appointment followed his nomination by the Nigerian Basketball Federation in line with the criteria provided by the world governing body of basketball on his achievement on the court as well as his tireless work ethic in developing the game not only in his home country and Africa but across the globe.
He will serve in the newly inaugurated FIBA Player’s commission under the chairmanship of former Serbian International and NBA great, Vlade Divac.
The former Nigerian NBA star now joins Nigerian doctor, Abdullahi Mu’azu, a Director of Sports Medicine, in the National Sports Commission, NSC, who is a member of the FIBA Medical commission, on the FIBA Board.
Olumide is also a member of the board of the Nigeria Basketball Federation.