D’TIGERS QUEST FOR TOKYO 2020 TICKETS BEGINS WITH IVORIAN CLASH
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D’TIGERS QUEST FOR TOKYO 2020 TICKETS BEGINS WITH IVORIAN CLASH

With medal’s hopes dashed in the ongoing FIBA World Cup in China, Nigeria’s D’Tigers have shifted attention to picking a slot for the Tokyo 2020 Olympics. That quest…

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NIGERIA’S D’TIGERS HEADS FOR CLASSIFICATION DUEL IN GROUP F
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NIGERIA’S D’TIGERS HEADS FOR CLASSIFICATION DUEL IN GROUP F

Nigeria’s D’Tigers’ defeat of South Korea has lifted the team to seel a ticket for the Tokyo 2020 Olympics. Even though they are out of the medal brackets,…

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VIDEO: HOW NIGERIA SAVED FACE WITH EMPHATIC VICTORY OVER KOREA
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VIDEO: HOW NIGERIA SAVED FACE WITH EMPHATIC VICTORY OVER KOREA

A spirited fight from Nigeria inspired them to their first win at the FIBA Basketball World Cup 2019 after seeing off Korea 108-66 in a one-sided Group B tie on…

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HONOUR-HUNGRY NIGERIA’S D’TIGERS TEAR SOUTH KOREA TO PIECES AT FIBA WORLD CUP
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HONOUR-HUNGRY NIGERIA’S D’TIGERS TEAR SOUTH KOREA TO PIECES AT FIBA WORLD CUP

The Nigerian men’s basketball team, D’Tigers early on Wednesday showed that a hungry tiger is not one to dare. After getting bruised by Russia and Argentina on Saturday…

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TUNISIA TOPPLES IRAN FOR FIRST-EVER WORLD CUP VICTORY
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TUNISIA TOPPLES IRAN FOR FIRST-EVER WORLD CUP VICTORY

Their first-ever FIBA Basketball World Cup win puts Tunisia in position to advance to the next round. After losing their previous six games in the 2010 edition by…

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AFTER PARADISE LOST, KIDA TARGETS AUTOMATIC OLYMPICS TICKET FOR D’TIGERS
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AFTER PARADISE LOST, KIDA TARGETS AUTOMATIC OLYMPICS TICKET FOR D’TIGERS

After two successive World Cup losses against Russia and Argentina in China, D’Tigers have now shifted their attention to qualifying for the 2020 Olympics in Tokyo. This was…

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SIX MORE TEAMS BOOK THEIR SECOND ROUND TICKETS ON TUESDAY
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SIX MORE TEAMS BOOK THEIR SECOND ROUND TICKETS ON TUESDAY

Six teams successfully booked their tickets to the Second Round of the FIBA Basketball World Cup 2019, with Brazil, Dominican Republic, France, Australia, Lithuania, and Team USA all confirming…

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NIGERIA’S D’TIGERS TURNED ARGENTINA’S STEPPING STONE INTO FIBA WORLD CUP 2ND PHASE
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NIGERIA’S D’TIGERS TURNED ARGENTINA’S STEPPING STONE INTO FIBA WORLD CUP 2ND PHASE

After the Day 3 of the ongoing FIBA World Cup in China, six countries have already booked their places in the second group phase of the International Basketball…

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NIGERIA’S D’TIGERS LOSE TO ARGENTINA IN 2ND FIBA WORLD CUP MATCH
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NIGERIA’S D’TIGERS LOSE TO ARGENTINA IN 2ND FIBA WORLD CUP MATCH

Argentina climbed to a 2-0 in Group B to stay undefeated thanks to a 81-94 win over Nigeria’s D’Tigers, who dropped to 0-2 in the standings. Veteran EuroLeague…

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COTE D’IVOIRE LOSES OPENING FIBA WORLD CUP MATCH
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COTE D’IVOIRE LOSES OPENING FIBA WORLD CUP MATCH

China survived a tougher-than-expected fight against Cote d’Ivoire in their FIBA Basketball World Cup 2019 opener with their star trio Guo Ailun, Yi Jianlian and Zhou Qi doing…

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VIDEO: FIBA NEWS REPORT HAILS THE DOGGEDNESS OF NIGERIA’S D’TIGERS
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VIDEO: FIBA NEWS REPORT HAILS THE DOGGEDNESS OF NIGERIA’S D’TIGERS

Russia survived a tight battle with Nigeria, coming back from eight points down in the fourth quarter for a crucial 82-77 victory to start Group B  play at the…

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BRAVE D’TIGERS! LOSE GALLANTLY TO RUSSIA IN FIBA WORLD CUP OPENER
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BRAVE D’TIGERS! LOSE GALLANTLY TO RUSSIA IN FIBA WORLD CUP OPENER

Russia got stretched, almost to breaking point before the Europeans could overcome tough Nigerian sides, D’Tigers in one of the opening games of the FIBA World Cup in…

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FROM MOROCCO TO CHINA, NIGERIA’S SPORTS MINISTER MOTIVATES D’TIGERS ALL THE WAY
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FROM MOROCCO TO CHINA, NIGERIA’S SPORTS MINISTER MOTIVATES D’TIGERS ALL THE WAY

BY KUNLE SOLAJA, RABAT Nigeria’s Sports Minister, Sunday Dare who has been moving from one sporting arena to the other following Team Nigeria at the African Games in…

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NIGERIA FINISHES SECOND AT 12TH AFRICAN GAMES
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NIGERIA FINISHES SECOND AT 12TH AFRICAN GAMES

BY KUNLE SOLAJA, RABAT. As the curtain falls on the 12th African Games tonight in Rabat, Team Nigeria places second as at close of most events on Friday…

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FIBA WORLD CUP 2019 DECLARED OPEN
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FIBA WORLD CUP 2019 DECLARED OPEN

The official Opening Ceremony of the FIBA Basketball World Cup 2019 presented a beautiful show, with a succession of eye-catching performances at the Beijing National Aquatics Centre announcing…

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NIGERIA BASKETBALL CHIEF, MUSA KIDA,  HAILS NEW FIBA PRESIDENT, NIANG
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NIGERIA BASKETBALL CHIEF, MUSA KIDA, HAILS NEW FIBA PRESIDENT, NIANG

President of the Nigeria Basketball Federation, Musa Kida has described the emergence of Hamane Niang as FIBA President as the beginning of a new era in International Basketball.…

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FIBA RATES NIGERIA’S D’TIGRESS WORLD’S MOST IMPROVED TEAM
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FIBA RATES NIGERIA’S D’TIGRESS WORLD’S MOST IMPROVED TEAM

Another feather was added to the already decorated cap of the Nigeria Basketball Federation in the wee hours of Thursday in China. The NBBF was recognized as the…

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NIGERIA’S D’TIGERS TARGET WINNING STAR AT FIBA WORLD CUP
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NIGERIA’S D’TIGERS TARGET WINNING STAR AT FIBA WORLD CUP

As the 2019 FIBA Men’s World Cup gets underway in China on Saturday, the D’Tigers hope to start against Russia on a winning note. The team fully focused…

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NIGERIA’S SPORTS MINISTER, SUNDAY DARE EXCITED ABOUT TEAM NIGERIA
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NIGERIA’S SPORTS MINISTER, SUNDAY DARE EXCITED ABOUT TEAM NIGERIA

BY KUNLE SOLAJA, RABAT On the occasion of his first week in office as sports minister of Nigeria, Sunday Dare arrived Rabat, the host city of the ongoing…

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DIOGU, AMINU, OKOGIE, JORDAN HEADLINE D’TIGERS WORLD CUP LIST
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DIOGU, AMINU, OKOGIE, JORDAN HEADLINE D’TIGERS WORLD CUP LIST

The 12 players who will represent Nigeria at the 2019 FIBA Men’s World Cup have been released. The D’Tigers head coach, Alex Nwora made the final list known…

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PEAKING WITH PEAK INVITATIONAL EXCITES D’TIGERS’ COACH, NWORA
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PEAKING WITH PEAK INVITATIONAL EXCITES D’TIGERS’ COACH, NWORA

D’Tigers Head Coach, Alex Nwora says the Peak Invitational victory on Sunday against Montenegro could never have come at a better time for the team. Nwora who led…

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