UP NIGERIA! D’TIGRESS DEVOUR SENEGAL TO RETAIN AFROBASKETBALL CROWN
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UP NIGERIA! D’TIGRESS DEVOUR SENEGAL TO RETAIN AFROBASKETBALL CROWN

Glorious ladies they are! Nigeria’s women’s basketball team, D’Tigress fought gamely and defeated their hosts, Senegal to retain their AfroBasket title in Dakar on Sunday night. The Nigerians…

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OLD IS GOLD: A REVIEW OF PAST EIGHT AFROBASKETWOMEN CHAMPIONSHIPS
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OLD IS GOLD: A REVIEW OF PAST EIGHT AFROBASKETWOMEN CHAMPIONSHIPS

The life span of a female athlete is often considered short but not for these select five women that are defying the odds and playing basketball at the…

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VIDEO:BIG DAY IN DAKAR AS DEFENDING CHAMPIONS, NIGERIA FACE HOSTS SENEGAL IN AFROBASKETWOMEN 2019 FINAL
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VIDEO:BIG DAY IN DAKAR AS DEFENDING CHAMPIONS, NIGERIA FACE HOSTS SENEGAL IN AFROBASKETWOMEN 2019 FINAL

The highly anticipated FIBA Women’s AfroBasket 2019 match between Nigeria and Senegal is here to decide the continental title this Sunday in Dakar. The match holds at 6pm…

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FUNDS THREATEN D’TIGERS WORLD CUP CAMPAIGN
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FUNDS THREATEN D’TIGERS WORLD CUP CAMPAIGN

D’Tigers’ earlier scheduled trip to China in continuation of their preparation for the FIBA World Cup may have suffered a setback over paucity of funds as the Nigeria…

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SUPER D’TIGRESS! REIGNING CHAMPIONS NIGERIA REACH FIBA WOMEN’S AFROBASKET FINAL
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SUPER D’TIGRESS! REIGNING CHAMPIONS NIGERIA REACH FIBA WOMEN’S AFROBASKET FINAL

BY MATTHEW SMITH. Reigning champions, D’Tigress of Nigeria are through to the final of the International Basketball Federation (FIBA) AfroBasket after beating Mali 79-58. Evelyn Akhator was again…

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FIBA WORLD CUP DEBUT WILL MOTIVATE US SAYS D’TIGER’S CAPTAIN, DIOGU
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FIBA WORLD CUP DEBUT WILL MOTIVATE US SAYS D’TIGER’S CAPTAIN, DIOGU

D’Tigers’ captain, Ike Diogu has revealed that the current players in the team are pumped up to give a good account of themselves at the 2019 FIBA Men’s…

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D’TIGERS’ FINAL WORLD CUP LIST DIFFICULT TO PICK SAYS COACH NWORA
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D’TIGERS’ FINAL WORLD CUP LIST DIFFICULT TO PICK SAYS COACH NWORA

With just 16 days to the commencement of the 2019 FIBA World Cup, D’Tigers Head Coach, Alex Nwora says picking the last 12 players from the 15 players…

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VIDEO: D’TIGRESS OUSTS DR CONGO, BOOKS AFROBASKET SEMIFINAL SLOT
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VIDEO: D’TIGRESS OUSTS DR CONGO, BOOKS AFROBASKET SEMIFINAL SLOT

Rampaging D’Tigress of Nigeria are through to the semifinals of the 2019 AfroBasket in Senegal after beating DR Congo 79-41. They now await the winners of the Mali…

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MFM BASKETBALL LADIES SET FOR AFRICAN GAMES
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MFM BASKETBALL LADIES SET FOR AFRICAN GAMES

Mountain of Fire and Miracles Ministries Women Basketball club duo of Marvelous Abel and Fumnanya Ijeh have promised to do the nation proud as they join two other…

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NIGERIA’S D’TIGRESS FACE DR CONGO IN FIBA WOMEN’S AFROBASKET QUARTERFINALS
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NIGERIA’S D’TIGRESS FACE DR CONGO IN FIBA WOMEN’S AFROBASKET QUARTERFINALS

Nigeria’s D’Tigress continue their march to winning again the FIBA’s AfroBasket tournament as they line out against DR Congo this Thursday in Dakar. The Democratic Republic of the…

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2019 AAG: BUHARI CHARGES TEAM NIGERIA TO WIN CLEAN MEDALS
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2019 AAG: BUHARI CHARGES TEAM NIGERIA TO WIN CLEAN MEDALS

President Muhammadu Buhari has charged Nigeria contingent to the 12th Africa Games scheduled to hold in Rabat, Morocco to stay clear from performance enhancing drugs urging them to…

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ARUNA QUADRI LIFTS LESS -PRIVILEGED IN LAGOS
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ARUNA QUADRI LIFTS LESS -PRIVILEGED IN LAGOS

Just like he did in 2018, Aruna Quadri takes his good gesture to a Lagos-based Children’s Hospice. Aruna Quadri was accompanied by his wife, Ganiyat to the home…

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D’TIGRESS STILL WORK IN PROGRESS SAYS COACH OTIS
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D’TIGRESS STILL WORK IN PROGRESS SAYS COACH OTIS

Head Coach, Otis Hughley says the team is still a work in progress despite being tipped as one of the favourites ahead of the 2019 FIBA Women Afrobasket…

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OTIS CONFIDENT OF NIGERIA’S D’TIGRESS FIBA AFROBASKET TITLE DEFENSE
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OTIS CONFIDENT OF NIGERIA’S D’TIGRESS FIBA AFROBASKET TITLE DEFENSE

D’Tigress Head Coach, Otis Hughley is confident that his team has chances of successfully defending their FIBA AFROBASKET title when the competition gets underway on August 9, 2019.…

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NBBF APPOINTS OFFICIALS FOR ZENITH WOMEN LEAGUE
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NBBF APPOINTS OFFICIALS FOR ZENITH WOMEN LEAGUE

Ahead of the 2019 Zenith Bank sponsored Women Basketball League tipping off on Saturday, 26th of July, the Nigeria Basketball Federation has appointed referees, table officials, statisticians and…

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NIGERIA’S BASKETBALL COACH, OTIS INVITES 15 FOR WOMEN’S FIBA AFROBASKET TITLE DEFENCE
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NIGERIA’S BASKETBALL COACH, OTIS INVITES 15 FOR WOMEN’S FIBA AFROBASKET TITLE DEFENCE

The senior women’s National Basketball Team opens camp on Friday in Lagos as preparation commences for the 2019 AFROBASKET championship in Dakar, Senegal. Head Coach, Otis Hughley will…

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NWORA PICKS 15 PLAYERS FOR DOMINICAN REPUBLIC TEST
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NWORA PICKS 15 PLAYERS FOR DOMINICAN REPUBLIC TEST

Head Coach of the Men Senior basketball team, Alex Nwora has arrived in San Domingo with 15 players for the two-legged test match with fellow World Cup bound…

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NBBF ANNOUNCES SLIGHT CHANGE IN ZENITH WOMEN LEAGUE JUMP BALL
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NBBF ANNOUNCES SLIGHT CHANGE IN ZENITH WOMEN LEAGUE JUMP BALL

The Nigeria Basketball Federation has announced a slight change in the commencement date of the 15th edition of the Zenith Women Basketball League. The league earlier scheduled to start…

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OGOH CALLS UP 14 FOR 2019 FIBA AFROCAN
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OGOH CALLS UP 14 FOR 2019 FIBA AFROCAN

Fourteen players have been selected for the inaugural edition of the AFROCAN Basket Championship taking place in Mali. Gombe Bulls and Rivers Hoopers of Rivers with four players…

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TK EDOGI EYES 2019 FIBA WORLD CUP GLORY
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TK EDOGI EYES 2019 FIBA WORLD CUP GLORY

Sakarya Basketball Club of Turkey based player, Tarekeyi Edogi is excited about the prospects of representing Nigeria at the 2019 FIBA World Cup. Edogi said that making it…

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FIBA U-16 CHAMPIONSHIP: BRONZE WINNING NIGERIAN TEAM ARRIVES ON WEDNESDAY
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FIBA U-16 CHAMPIONSHIP: BRONZE WINNING NIGERIAN TEAM ARRIVES ON WEDNESDAY

Nigeria signed out of the FIBA Africa u-16 championship on a winning note with a 54-53 points victory against Guinea to win the bronze medal. Having narrowly missed…

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