TEAM CAPTAIN’S RETURN BOOSTS NIGERIA’S WOMEN BASKETBALL TEAM, D’TIGRESS
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TEAM CAPTAIN’S RETURN BOOSTS NIGERIA’S WOMEN BASKETBALL TEAM, D’TIGRESS

The camp of the D’Tigress received a major boost at the weekend following the arrival of team captain, Adaora Elonu. Adaora who was recently named team captain by…

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2019 FIBA WORLD CUP QUALIFIERS: NBBF CONFIDENT OF GOOD OUTING AGAINST TOUGHER OPPONENTS
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2019 FIBA WORLD CUP QUALIFIERS: NBBF CONFIDENT OF GOOD OUTING AGAINST TOUGHER OPPONENTS

The Nigeria Basketball Federation (NBBF) is confident of a good outing in the next round of the 2019 FIBA World Cup qualifiers for men staring on Friday and…

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NIGERIA’S BASKETBALL WOMEN’S TEAM, D’TIGRESS CAN SHOCK THE WORLD. SAYS BASKETBALL CHIEF, KIDA
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NIGERIA’S BASKETBALL WOMEN’S TEAM, D’TIGRESS CAN SHOCK THE WORLD. SAYS BASKETBALL CHIEF, KIDA

The President of the Nigeria Basketball Federation, Musa Kida strongly believes that the women’s senior national team will fly the country’s flag high and give a good representation…

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NWORA INVITES FANTASTIC 12 FOR FIBA WORLD CUP QUALIFIERS
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NWORA INVITES FANTASTIC 12 FOR FIBA WORLD CUP QUALIFIERS

Alex Nwora, the coach of Nigeria’s men basketball team, D’Tigers has invited 12 players for the next round of the FIBA Men’s World cup qualifiers to be hosted…

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AT LAST! D’TIGRESS ARRIVE NIGERIA ON THURSDAY
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AT LAST! D’TIGRESS ARRIVE NIGERIA ON THURSDAY

BY AFOLABI ONI. At last, the Nigerian women basketball team,  D’Tigress,  are expected in Lagos later this Thursday for the continuation of their preparation for the 2018 FIBA…

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OTIS HUGHLEY IS NEW D’TIGRESS COACH
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OTIS HUGHLEY IS NEW D’TIGRESS COACH

The Nigeria Basketball Federation has appointed Otis Hughley as an immediate replacement for Sam Vincent who was fired as Head Coach of the senior women’s basketball team on…

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PICKING FINAL D’TIGRESS WORLD CUP SQUAD WILL BE DIFFICULT, SAYS COACH PETER AHMEDU
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PICKING FINAL D’TIGRESS WORLD CUP SQUAD WILL BE DIFFICULT, SAYS COACH PETER AHMEDU

Peter Ahmedu, the assistant coach of D’Tigress is of the opinion that selecting 12 players from the 22 in camp for the 2018 FIBA World Cup will be…

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NIGERIA BASKETBALL FEDERATION DIVISION 2 TOURNEY STARTS IN AUGUST
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NIGERIA BASKETBALL FEDERATION DIVISION 2 TOURNEY STARTS IN AUGUST

The Zonal NBBF Division 2 tournament will commence on August 10, 2018. The decision is coming weeks after the conclusion of elimination matches between registered teams from states…

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D’TIGERS’ COACH, NWORA BANKS ON HARD WORK FOR WORLD CUP TICKET
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D’TIGERS’ COACH, NWORA BANKS ON HARD WORK FOR WORLD CUP TICKET

BY AFOLABI ONI.   Head coach of the men’s Nigeria’s basketball team, Alex Nwora is banking on hard work and better team chemistry to improve the chances of…

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LAGOS GETS FIBA NOD AS WORLD CUP QUALIFIERS HOST
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LAGOS GETS FIBA NOD AS WORLD CUP QUALIFIERS HOST

BY NTIENSE WILLIAMS.   Lagos has once again been picked as host of the 2019 FIBA Men’s World Cup qualifiers 4th round. The event holds from 14th to16th…

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CHOOSING NIGERIA OVER USA WAS EASY, SAYS D’TIGERS’ JORDAN NWORA
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CHOOSING NIGERIA OVER USA WAS EASY, SAYS D’TIGERS’ JORDAN NWORA

BY AFOLABI ONI. The latest golden boy of Nigerian basketball, Jordan Nwora said the decision to play for the D’Tigers rather than wait for Dream Team was pretty…

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OKON, OGOH REPLACE ABDULRAHMANN AND ADEREMI AS D’TIGERS COACHES
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OKON, OGOH REPLACE ABDULRAHMANN AND ADEREMI AS D’TIGERS COACHES

The Nigeria Basketball Federation has announced changes to the coaching crew of the senior men and women’s national teams. For D’Tigers, the men’s team, Dominic Okon and Ogoh…

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NBBF TO UNVEIL NEW LEAGUE SPONSOR ON THURSDAY
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NBBF TO UNVEIL NEW LEAGUE SPONSOR ON THURSDAY

The Nigeria Basketball Federation will unveil a new sponsor for the NBBF organized Divisions 1 and 2 leagues on Thursday at a brief media ceremony holding in Lagos.…

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D’TIGERS NOT AFRAID OF MALI
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D’TIGERS NOT AFRAID OF MALI

The assistant coach of D’ Tigers, Abdulrahman Mohammed is unfazed about the threat of hosts of this weekend’s 2019 FIBA World cup qualifier series, Mali. Despite admitting the…

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NBBF RELEASES 18 MAN LIST FOR 2019 WORLD CUP QUALIFIERS
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NBBF RELEASES 18 MAN LIST FOR 2019 WORLD CUP QUALIFIERS

The Nigerian Basketball Federation has released an 18 man provisional list for the 2019 FIBA World Cup qualifiers in Bamako, Mali, from 23rd to 25th February, 2018. Five…

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AS IN FIFA WORLD CUP, NIGERIA DRAWS ARGENTINA AGAIN AT BASKETBALL WORLD CUP
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AS IN FIFA WORLD CUP, NIGERIA DRAWS ARGENTINA AGAIN AT BASKETBALL WORLD CUP

D’Tigress have been grouped alongside Turkey, Argentina and Australia for the 2018 FIBA Women’s World Cup in Tenerife, Spain.  At a brief ceremony held on Tuesday at the Teatro…

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THERE IS NO CRISES IN BASKETBALL- DALUNG TELLS FIBA
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THERE IS NO CRISES IN BASKETBALL- DALUNG TELLS FIBA

The Nigerian Minister of Youth and Sports, Solomon Dalung has told the International Basketball Federation FIBA that there is no crises in the Nigeria Basketball Federation NBBF. The…

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FIBA TEAM ARRIVES FOR NBBF CRISIS RESOLUTION
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FIBA TEAM ARRIVES FOR NBBF CRISIS RESOLUTION

After almost one year of deadlock in the leadership of the Nigeria Basketball Federation, a resolution is finally in sight as the FIBA team assigned to ensure a…

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ABDULRAHMAN OPTIMISTIC ABOUT D’TIGERS CHANCES AT COMMONWEALTH GAMES
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ABDULRAHMAN OPTIMISTIC ABOUT D’TIGERS CHANCES AT COMMONWEALTH GAMES

As the count down to the 2018 Commonwealth Games continues, Coach Abdulrahman Mohammed is optimistic about D’Tigers’ chances of having a good tournament despite being in a group…

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NBBF LOSES NORTH EAST ZONAL REPRESENTATIVE
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NBBF LOSES NORTH EAST ZONAL REPRESENTATIVE

The Nigeria Basketball Federation (NBBF) has announced the death of Baba Shehu, its representative on the board from the North East Representative on the board. He died after…

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D’TIGERS BEEFED UP FOR GOLD COAST 2018 COMMONWEALTH GAMES
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D’TIGERS BEEFED UP FOR GOLD COAST 2018 COMMONWEALTH GAMES

The assistant coach of D’Tigers, Aderemi Adewunmi has revealed that some foreign professionals will be invited to join their counterparts as camping intensifies for the 2018 Commonwealth Games…

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