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By Oladipupo Mojeed 

A committee member of the Nigerian Basketball Federation (NBBF), Ajibarede Bello has backed the idea of open camps for national teams where those good enough get selected on merit only.

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Bello stated this in a chat with Brila FM.

The dichotomy of foreign and home-based players in the national teams has been a talking point that already proliferates sports with the biases and subjective views expressed by professionals and fanatics.

Quota system

Speaking on a more personal note, the basketball administrator believes a certain good can come from creating a quota system in national teams selections.

“If I’m in the position to take a decision, I’d insist on every national team going out to take two home-based players. But, it’s a bigger equation than that,” he said.