Category Archives: Basketball

KWESE PBL: SOARING HOOPERS EXTEND AWAY WINNING STREAK TO FIVE

A late rally ensured Rivers Hoopers beat Nigeria Customs by 96-91 points at the Sports Hall of the National Stadium in Lagos on Thursday thus extending their imperious winning streak on the road to five games. Solomon Ajegbeyi led four other players to score in double figures. Ajegbeyi scored 20 points and 9 rebounds, Oba […]

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2017 KWESE PREMIER BASKETBALL LEAGUE ALL STAR GAME EXCITES ODAUDU

Rivers Hoopers head coach, Ogoh Odaudu is still revelling in his leadership of the Atlantic Conference team at the 2017 Kwese Premier Basketball League All Star Weekend in Kano. Odaudu coached the Atlantic Conference Selected side in their 106-115 loss to the Savannah Conference last weekend. In a chat with Rivers Hoopers Media, the former […]

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NBBF ELECTION 2017: We Followed Due Process

The newly elected Nigeria Basketball Federation (NBBF) Board under the leadership of Tijjani Umar wishes to make it known that it has followed due process to the letter in conducting its affairs including the election of 12 June, 2017. The Nigeria Olympic Committee (NOC) is in custody of the NBBF ratified Constitution and the election […]

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I’ll Empower Zonal NBBF Representatives – Kida

The NBBF Presidential aspirant, Engr Musa Kida has promised to pay equal attention to all the 6 geopolitical zones in Nigeria if he wins the top seat of the Federation. Ahead of the June 13 National Sports Federation elections slated for Abuja, Kida debunked rumours making the rounds about plans to relocate the administrative headquarter […]

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RIVERS HOOPERS GUARD VICTOR JAMES TARGETS VICTORY IN LAGOS

Rivers Hoopers guard, Victor James has assured that his team will continue to make up for the loss against Atlantic Conference leaders, Kwara Falcons when they continue their road trip this week. The KingsMen will head to Lagos to face two newly promoted sides, Nigeria Airforce (NAF) Rockets on Thursday before playing against Hoops

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HOOPERS CRUSH NIGERIA CUSTOMS, EXTEND KWESE PBL UNBEATEN RUN

Somto Managor led two Hoopers in double figures with a game high 17 points as Rivers Hoopers routed Nigeria Customs 78- 50 on Thursday in Port Harcourt. Managor added 4 rebounds and a block while former Custom star Solomon Ajegbeyi and Ronald Alalibo both contributed 12 points each with 5 and 3 rebounds respectively. The […]

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KWESE PBL: We Will Not Underestimate NAF Rockets and Hoops & Read – Odaudu

Rivers Hoopers head coach, Ogoh Odaudu has promised that his team will not underestimate the threat posed by their opponents this week. After losing their season’s opener, Hoopers are now on a run of three consecutive victories and the KingsMen will host two newly promoted teams this week, NAF Rockets on Thursday and Hoops & […]

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Zenith Bank Women Basketball League: Ikuesan Charges Sunshine Angels To Beat Delta Force…

Chairman of Ondo State Basketball Association has urged the state owned women’s basketball team – Sunshine Angels basketball club of Akure to go all out against Delta Force basketball club of Asaba in a group-B tie of the second phase of the 2016/2017 season of the Zenith Bank Women Basketball League. Speaking with the ahead […]

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KWESE PREMIER BASKETBALL LEAGUE: HOOPERS HOST UNBEATEN KWARA FALCONS THURSDAY

Rivers Hoopers Basketball Club of Port Harcourt will play hosts to Ilorin-based side Kwara Falcons in their third match of this season’s Kwese Premier Basketball League on Thursday. The KingsMen successfully rebounded from an opening day defeat against Nigeria Customs in Lagos to beat Police Baton on Saturday but they are fully aware The Falcons […]

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KWESE SPORTS PBL: Rivers Hoopers Bounce Back To Beat Police Baton

Solomon Ajegbeyi terrorized his former side scoring 14 points, contributing Hoopers rebounding edge with 17 rebounds in the 75-63 victory over Police baton on Saturday at the Indoor Sports Hall, National Stadium Lagos. Coach Ogoh Odaudu altered the starting five he used in the loss against Nigeria Customs on Thursday with experienced guard, Anyebe Ujoh […]

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RIVERS HOOPERS LOSE LEAGUE OPENER TO CUSTOMS

Rivers Hoopers were out-rebounded and outshot from three point range losing to Nigeria Customs 60-49 at the Indoor Sports Hall, National Stadium Lagos on Thursday. Despite falling to Customs, former Customs power forward, Solomon Ajegbeyi scored 10 points, 8 rebounds and 2 assists delivering consecutive baskets in the first but not enough to salvage the […]

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Why I Returned To Rivers Hoopers – Anyebe Ujoh

Rivers Hoopers’ returnee star, Anyebe Ujoh has explained reasons behind his return to the team he won his first title with in 2011. The former Lagos Warriors guard was in the Nigeria Basketball League title winning squad in 2011 and 2012 for the then Royal Hoopers. Ujoh says he had to return to the team […]

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