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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NIGERIA BASKETBALL LEGEND BALARABE WANTS TOKYO 2020 SWANSONG
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NIGERIA BASKETBALL LEGEND BALARABE WANTS TOKYO 2020 SWANSONG

BY MATTHEW SMITH Aisha Balarabe, Nigeria’s most famous female basketballer, wants to compete at the Olympic Games next summer before she calls time on her illustrious 17-year professional…

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D’TIGERS’ RISE IN RANKING IS HIGHLY REWARDING, SAYS MUSA KIDA
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D’TIGERS’ RISE IN RANKING IS HIGHLY REWARDING, SAYS MUSA KIDA

President of the Nigeria Basketball Federation, Musa Kida has described the recent rise in world ranking of his men’s team as highly rewarding. D’Tigers, Nigeria’s men’s team, moved up…

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ZENITH BANK CONFERENCE PLAYOFFS NOW IN ROUND OF 16
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ZENITH BANK CONFERENCE PLAYOFFS NOW IN ROUND OF 16

Sixteen teams have qualified for the National Conference Phase of the 2019 Zenith Women Basketball League after the conclusion of the group games across four venues. Nigerian Army…

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NIGERIA’S 3×3 FIBA AFRICA NATIONS CUP TEAMS BEGIN CAMPING IN ABUJA
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NIGERIA’S 3×3 FIBA AFRICA NATIONS CUP TEAMS BEGIN CAMPING IN ABUJA

Nigeria’s men and women’s 3×3 teams and the under 18 boys and girls have commenced camping at the Package B of the National Stadium, Abuja in preparation for…

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NIGERIA’S D’TIGERS RANKED 17TH AT FIBA WORLD CUP
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NIGERIA’S D’TIGERS RANKED 17TH AT FIBA WORLD CUP

With the final match of FIBA 2019 World Cup decided, the full classification of all the teams have emerged. Nigeria’s D’Tigers who crashed out of medal zone after…

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NIGERIA BASKETBALL FEDERATION ASSURES SPONSORS OF MAXIMUM MILEAGE
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NIGERIA BASKETBALL FEDERATION ASSURES SPONSORS OF MAXIMUM MILEAGE

In the light of the continued successes of its national teams on the international scene, the Nigeria Basketball Federation has assured prospective sponsors of media mileage and global…

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VIDEO: SPAIN RECAPTURE FIBA BASKETBALL WORLD CUP TITLE IN CHINA
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VIDEO: SPAIN RECAPTURE FIBA BASKETBALL WORLD CUP TITLE IN CHINA

Spain completed their undefeated run at the FIBA Basketball World Cup 2019 in China with a 95-75 victory against Argentina in the Final to capture the Naismith Trophy at the…

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