WHAT A RUSH! TEAM NIGERIA BEGIN GOLD RUSH AT AFRICAN GAMES
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WHAT A RUSH! TEAM NIGERIA BEGIN GOLD RUSH AT AFRICAN GAMES

BY KUNLE SOLAJA, RABAT, MOROCCO As the 12th African Games enter the last week of competition, Team Nigeria geared into high tempo as they began rushing for medals.…

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NBBF BANKS ON NIGERIAN GOVERNMENT’S SUPPORT FOR FIBA WORLD CUP CAMPAIGN
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NBBF BANKS ON NIGERIAN GOVERNMENT’S SUPPORT FOR FIBA WORLD CUP CAMPAIGN

Less the six days to the FIBA Men’s World Cup in China, the Nigeria Basketball Federation is optimistic about government’s support for the D’Tigers team already in China.…

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NWORA TO RELEASE 12-MAN ROSTER ON AUGUST 27
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NWORA TO RELEASE 12-MAN ROSTER ON AUGUST 27

D’Tigers have arrived China for the last phase of their FIBA World Cup preparation.  The Nigerian men team, which departed Lagos aboard Emirate Airline arrived in China on…

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ZENITH, TOTAL HOSTS VICTORIOUS D’TIGRESS AFTER AFROBASKET WIN
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ZENITH, TOTAL HOSTS VICTORIOUS D’TIGRESS AFTER AFROBASKET WIN

Two major partners of the Nigeria Basketball Federation, Zenith Bank and Total E&P played host to winners of the victorious 2019 FIBA Afrobasket winners, D’Tigress at their corporate…

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FIBA WORLD CUP: AMIDST FINANCIAL CRISIS, D’TIGERS DEPART FOR CHINA
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FIBA WORLD CUP: AMIDST FINANCIAL CRISIS, D’TIGERS DEPART FOR CHINA

Nigeria’s men’s national basketball team will tonight leave for China for the final phase of their 2019 FIBA World Cup preparation. The team’s General Manager, Musa Adamu revealed that…

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NIGERIA’S KALU HEADLINES TOURNAMENT FIVE LINEUP AT #AFROBASKETWOMEN 2019
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NIGERIA’S KALU HEADLINES TOURNAMENT FIVE LINEUP AT #AFROBASKETWOMEN 2019

The FIBA Women’s AfroBasket 2019 champions merited their success and two of their players along with a Finalist and one player from both Semi-Finalists.  Point guard Ezinne Kalu…

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NEW RECORD AS ARENA DAKAR REGISTERS BIGGEST CROWD IN AFRICA
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NEW RECORD AS ARENA DAKAR REGISTERS BIGGEST CROWD IN AFRICA

The 15,000-seater Dakar Arena was too small for Sunday’s final day of action of the 2019 FIBA Women’s AfroBasket in the Senegalese capital city. Known for their love for…

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NIGERIA’S KALU NAMED MVP OF THE 2019 FIBA WOMEN’S AFROBASKET
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NIGERIA’S KALU NAMED MVP OF THE 2019 FIBA WOMEN’S AFROBASKET

Ezinne Kalu has been named the Most Valuable Player of the 2019 FIBA Women’s AfroBasket after leading Nigeria to back-to-back continental titles on Sunday in Dakar. As well…

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HOW FLAWLESS D’TIGRESS RETAINED #AFROBASKETWOMEN TITLE
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HOW FLAWLESS D’TIGRESS RETAINED #AFROBASKETWOMEN TITLE

The dominance of Nigeria continued at the FIBA Women’s AfroBasket as they won their second straight title against Senegal 60-55 in a tightly contested Final on Sunday night…

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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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