2020 OLYMPICS QUALIFIERS: D’TIGRESS LANDS IN POT 3
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2020 OLYMPICS QUALIFIERS: D’TIGRESS LANDS IN POT 3

Nigeria’s women national basketball team, D’Tigress has been seeded in pot three alongside Japan, Brazil and Great Britain ahead of the draw ceremony for the 2020 Olympic Games…

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MUSA KIDA COMMENDS D’TIGRESS OVER TOKYO 2020 QUALIFICATION
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MUSA KIDA COMMENDS D’TIGRESS OVER TOKYO 2020 QUALIFICATION

President of the Nigeria Basketball Federation (NBBF), Musa Kida has lauded the senior women’s national team, D’Tigeress, which beat Mali in the semifinals of the FIBA Africa Pre-Olympic…

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RIVERS HOOPERS PICK NBA-FIBA BASKETBALL LEAGUE TICKET
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RIVERS HOOPERS PICK NBA-FIBA BASKETBALL LEAGUE TICKET

Rivers Hoopers have been crowned the NBBF President Cup champions after a resounding 97-57 points win over Raptors of Lagos in the final to book the only NBA-FIBA…

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NIGERIA’S D’TIGRESS TO FACE MALI AFTER MOZAMBIQUE WIN
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NIGERIA’S D’TIGRESS TO FACE MALI AFTER MOZAMBIQUE WIN

D’Tigress took a bold step to picking a ticket to the Olympics Qualifying Tournament (OQT) in 2020 after beating host- Mozambique 57-48 points to go top of group…

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RIVERS HOOPERS BATTLE RAPTORS FOR NBA-FIBA BAL TICKET
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RIVERS HOOPERS BATTLE RAPTORS FOR NBA-FIBA BAL TICKET

Rivers Hoopers and Raptors of Lagos will face off in the final of the 2019 NBBF organised President Cup National Final 8 on Sunday. Raptors defeated Niger Potters…

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QUALIFYING FOR TOKYO 2020 OLYMPICS IS NOT NEGOTIABLE SAYS NIGERIA’S BASKETBALL WOMEN’S COACH
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QUALIFYING FOR TOKYO 2020 OLYMPICS IS NOT NEGOTIABLE SAYS NIGERIA’S BASKETBALL WOMEN’S COACH

As Nigerians eagerly anticipate the commencement of the FIBA Africa pre-Olympic qualifiers, head coach of senior women national team, Otis Hughley says the team is fully focused on…

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D’TIGRESS CAMP BUBBLES AS PLAYERS STORM MAPUTO
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D’TIGRESS CAMP BUBBLES AS PLAYERS STORM MAPUTO

D’Tigress camp came alive on Sunday as players and coaches reported to their base in Maputo for the 2020 pre Olympics qualifiers coming up in Mozambique between November 14…

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NIGERIA WIN U-18 FIBA 3X3 AFRICA CUP OF NATIONS BRONZE
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NIGERIA WIN U-18 FIBA 3X3 AFRICA CUP OF NATIONS BRONZE

Nigeria’s contingent to the FIBA 3×3 Africa Cup of Nations in Uganda recorded a decent result while gaining vital exposure in the 3×3 format of basketball. In the u-18…

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NIGERIA’S 3X3 TEAMS SET FOR FIBA AFRICA CUP
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NIGERIA’S 3X3 TEAMS SET FOR FIBA AFRICA CUP

Nigeria’s 3×3 teams will on Wednesday depart the shores of Nigeria to Kampala, Uganda aboard a Rwanda Air flight from Abuja for the 2019 FIBA 3×3 Africa Cup. Kano…

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BASKETBALL: OTIS LIST UPE ATOSU, AKHATOR, KALU IN NIGERIA’S 2020 PRE OLYMPICS QUALIFIER SQUAD
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BASKETBALL: OTIS LIST UPE ATOSU, AKHATOR, KALU IN NIGERIA’S 2020 PRE OLYMPICS QUALIFIER SQUAD

Nigeria’s D’Tigress Head Coach, Otis Hughley has announced a 12 man roaster for the 2020 pre Olympics qualifiers coming up in Mozambique from November 14 to 17. Otis…

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BASKETBALL: NOVEMBER 12 DATE FOR NIGERIA PRESIDENT CUP NATIONAL
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BASKETBALL: NOVEMBER 12 DATE FOR NIGERIA PRESIDENT CUP NATIONAL

The Indoor Sports Hall of the National Stadium, Lagos will again come alive when teams converge on it for the 2019 President Cup National Final 8 holding from November…

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NIGERIA BASKETBALL BOSS, KIDA; JOURNALIST, JOE APU APPOINTED BY FIBA ZONE 3
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NIGERIA BASKETBALL BOSS, KIDA; JOURNALIST, JOE APU APPOINTED BY FIBA ZONE 3

Two Nigerians have been appointed by the FIBA Africa Zone 3 board to serve for the 2019 – 2023 term in office. Musa Kida was nominated to serve…

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AIR WARRIORS ARE NIGERIA WOMEN’S BASKETBALL LEAGUE CHAMPIONS
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AIR WARRIORS ARE NIGERIA WOMEN’S BASKETBALL LEAGUE CHAMPIONS

Air Warriors have been crowned the 2019 Zenith Bank Women Basketball League Champions after a hard earned victory over MFM Queens 55-53 points in the final decided at…

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FIRST BANK, AIR WARRIORS WINS AS BASKETBALL LEAGUE TAKES SHAPE
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FIRST BANK, AIR WARRIORS WINS AS BASKETBALL LEAGUE TAKES SHAPE

With a 42-67 loss, Delta Force slumped to their first defeat to First Bank at the Nigeria Women Basketball League National Final 8 with a 42-67pts loss to…

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LAGOS HOSTS ZENITH BANK WOMEN’S BASKETBALL LEAGUE FINAL 8
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LAGOS HOSTS ZENITH BANK WOMEN’S BASKETBALL LEAGUE FINAL 8

The National Final 8 of the 2019 Zenith Bank Women Basketball League will take place at the Indoor Sports Hall of the National Stadium, Lagos from this Sunday to…

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ZENITH BANK BASKETBALL LEAGUE: FIRST BANK, AIR WARRIORS, MFM, DOLPHINS AND CUSTOMS BOOK FINAL 8 SPOTS
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ZENITH BANK BASKETBALL LEAGUE: FIRST BANK, AIR WARRIORS, MFM, DOLPHINS AND CUSTOMS BOOK FINAL 8 SPOTS

Zenith Bank Women’s League defending champions, First Bank of Lagos have qualified for the National Final 8 from the Atlantic Conference Centre in Ibadan after five wins. Newly…

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NIGERIA SPORTS MINISTER SUNDAY DARE RELOCATES OFFICE TO STADIUM
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NIGERIA SPORTS MINISTER SUNDAY DARE RELOCATES OFFICE TO STADIUM

Nigeria Minister of Youth and Sports Development, Sunday Dare has relocated his office to the M.K.O Abiola National Stadium, Abuja.  According to a press release from the ministry,…

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2019 NBBF PREMIER LEAGUE: CONTINENTAL BATTLE BEGINS ON OCTOBER 13
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2019 NBBF PREMIER LEAGUE: CONTINENTAL BATTLE BEGINS ON OCTOBER 13

The 2019 NBBF Men’s Premier League season dunks off from October 13 to November 30. The men’s league will see teams divided into the Atlantic and Savannah Conferences for…

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ZENITH WOMEN BASKETBALL: OLUYOLE BABES FACE MFM QUEENS IN ATLANTIC CONFERENCE OPENER
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ZENITH WOMEN BASKETBALL: OLUYOLE BABES FACE MFM QUEENS IN ATLANTIC CONFERENCE OPENER

Action commences Tuesday, October 1, 2019 in the Zenith Bank Women’s Basketball League commences in the Atlantic and Savannah Conferences as the battle for a place in the…

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NIGERIA BASKETBALL BOSS, KIDA, AHMEDU APPOINTED INTO FIBA COMMISSIONS
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NIGERIA BASKETBALL BOSS, KIDA, AHMEDU APPOINTED INTO FIBA COMMISSIONS

The duo of Musa Kida and Col Sam Ahmedu have bagged appointments into the global basketball controlling body, FIBA. Kida, the president of the Nigeria Baskeball Federation (NBBF)…

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THE SKY SHOULD BE YOUR LIMIT, NIGERIA’S SPORTS MINISTER TASKS BASKETBALL BOARD
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THE SKY SHOULD BE YOUR LIMIT, NIGERIA’S SPORTS MINISTER TASKS BASKETBALL BOARD

Nigeria’s Minister of Youth and Sports Development, Sunday Dare  met with the Executive Board of the Nigeria Basketball Federation in Abuja on Monday. The meeting according to the…

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