D’Tigers Move Close to Retaining AfroBasket Title
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D’Tigers Move Close to Retaining AfroBasket Title

BY WOLE OTAYOMI. Nigeria this Thursday, is on the way to become Africa’s double champion in basketball as D’Tigers,  the national men’s basketball team got  through to the…

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Afrobasket 2017: D’Tigers Will Bite Back, Says NBBF
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Afrobasket 2017: D’Tigers Will Bite Back, Says NBBF

The Nigeria Basketball Federation has urged Nigerians not to push the panic button as the men’s basketball team the D’Tigers prepares for their quarter final clash against Cameroon…

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Kaduna Basketball Boss, Morrison Appointed FIBA Technical Commissioner
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Kaduna Basketball Boss, Morrison Appointed FIBA Technical Commissioner

Chairman Kaduna State Basketball Association, Scambo Morrison has been appointed into the exclusive list of Federation of International Basketball Association (FIBA), Technical Officials Committee. Morrison, a former international…

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Zenith Bank Lifts D’Tigress
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Zenith Bank Lifts D’Tigress

Zenith Bank has rewarded players, coaches and members of the backroom staff of the victorious Nigerian women basket ball team, D’Tigress with the sum of 200,000 naira each…

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NBBF’s Disputes To Be Settled Soon, Says Nigeria Olympic Committee
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NBBF’s Disputes To Be Settled Soon, Says Nigeria Olympic Committee

The Nigeria Olympic Committee (NOC), will soon begin the process of dispute resolution between the Tijjani Umar and Musa Kida led boards after basketball world governing body, FIBA,…

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Showers of Naira as Buhari Hosts AfroBasket Queens
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Showers of Naira as Buhari Hosts AfroBasket Queens

BY BOLAJI OKUNOLA. President Mohamadu Buhari, on Wednesday, financially rewarded the victorious Nigerian women’s basketball team, D’Tigress who at the weekend set a new winning record at AfroBasket…

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Umar Lauds D’Tigress, AfroBasket Queens
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Umar Lauds D’Tigress, AfroBasket Queens

The factional president of the Nigeria Basketball Federation, Tijani Umar, has sent a congratulatory message to the officials and players of the national women’s basketball team, D’Tigress, for…

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Dalung Hosts D’Tigress on Tuesday
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Dalung Hosts D’Tigress on Tuesday

The Nigerian sports ministry will officially host the victorious women basketball team, D’Tigress on Tuesday afternoon at the minister’s conference room in Abuja. According to a press statement…

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Victorious D’Tigress arrive Lagos Monday Night
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Victorious D’Tigress arrive Lagos Monday Night

New African basketball queens, D’Tigress of Nigeria will arrive the Murtala Muhammed International Airport Lagos on Monday at 21:30hours. The team won all eight matches at the 2017…

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D’Tigress Are African Queens!
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D’Tigress Are African Queens!

Nigeria’s women basketball team, D’Tigress have devoured all oppositions to emerge African champions for the first time since emerging victorious in Abuja 12 years ago. The Nigerian side…

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How D’Tigress Booked World Cup Ticket
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How D’Tigress Booked World Cup Ticket

D’Tigress booked the first FIBA World ticket from the African zone after advancing to the finals of the 2017 FIBA Women Afrobasket tournament beating hosts, Mali 48 points…

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Basketball Stakeholders Want Kwese Premier League Protected
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Basketball Stakeholders Want Kwese Premier League Protected

Nigerian Basketball Stakeholders made up of the coaches association, the clubs captains, referees’ council, technical commissioners and statisticians, for the first time in the history of Nigerian basketball,…

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AfroBasket 2017: Nigeria’s D’Tigress for World Championships!
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AfroBasket 2017: Nigeria’s D’Tigress for World Championships!

Rampaging Nigeria’s women basketball team, D’Tigress continued their winning streak at AfroBasket Championship in Mali as they won their seventh consecutive match as they piped hosts, Mali 48-47…

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D’Tigress Confident of Final Ticket
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D’Tigress Confident of Final Ticket

D’Tigress player, Sarah Ogoke is focused on the semi final tie against the hosts of the 2017 FIBA Women Afrobasket tournament. Speaking after their last training session ahead…

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D’Tigress Roar into Afrobasket Semi Finals
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D’Tigress Roar into Afrobasket Semi Finals

Nigeria’s women’s basketball team, D’Tigress snatched a semi final ticket at the 2017 FIBA Afrobasket Women Championship after blowing out Cote d’Ivoire in the quarter final stage 98points…

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Improved Welfare Packages Motivates Us, Say D’Tigress
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Improved Welfare Packages Motivates Us, Say D’Tigress

D’Tigress players have hinged their amazing run at the 2017 FIBA Women Afrobasket on a better welfare package plan put in place by the Musa Kida led Nigeria…

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2017 Afrobasket Quarter Final Ticket Excites Sarah Ogoke
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2017 Afrobasket Quarter Final Ticket Excites Sarah Ogoke

Having booked a quarter final qualification with two games left to be played in the group stages of the 2017 FIBA Afrobasket, D’Tigress point guard, Sarah Ogoke is…

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2017 Afrobasket: Akhator Hopeful Against Guinea
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2017 Afrobasket: Akhator Hopeful Against Guinea

Ahead of their fourth group game on Tuesday against Guinea, D’Tigress star, Evelyn Akhator is confident of another world class act as the 2017 FIBA Women Afrobasket tournament…

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Kwese Premier Basketball: Pillars, Falcons Win Conference Six Playoffs
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Kwese Premier Basketball: Pillars, Falcons Win Conference Six Playoffs

Nigerian Premier Basketball League defending champions, Kano Pillars and top notch Nigerian club, at the weekend emerged champions of the Savannah and Atlantic Conference Six of the  Kwese Premier…

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D’Tigress Devour Stubborn DR Congo
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D’Tigress Devour Stubborn DR Congo

The D’Tigress recorded their second win at the 2017 FIBA Women Afrobasket tournament after digging deep to defeat stubborn Democratic Republic of Congo by 84 points to 47.…

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Kano Pillars Win Savanna Conference Six
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Kano Pillars Win Savanna Conference Six

Defending champions, Kano Pillars have won the Kwese Premier League Savannah Conference Six play-offs after winning all their five matches and ending the championship with one hundred percent…

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