Host Benin, Burkina Faso, Niger, Cape Verde, Mali and Guinea join the aforementioned nations set to battle for slots at the continental competition.

A male and female side comprised of players in the Accra Basketball League (ABL) which is Ghana’s highest profile basketball league competition.

The Male side has veteran Guard Benjamin Debrah of Ghana Police Service and standout DC Dynamics Center/Forward David Maja.

The Female side has the likes of Georgina Adjeiba Ntow and Zenabu Mohammed featuring for the country which is trying to stamp its name on the sport.

Similar competitions will be held in regions around the continent prior to the main competition. Nigeria represented Africa at the last 3×3 World Cup which was won by Serbia earlier this year.