Category Archives: Basketball

FIBA RULES OUT BAN OR NEW ELECTIONS FOR NBBF

In its meeting of the 9th of December 2017, the Federation of International Basketball Associations (FIBA) has ruled out any ban on Nigeria at the international level and there are no new elections into the Executive Board of the Nigeria Basketball Federation after the June 13 election in Abuja. This declaration was contained in a […]

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Nigeria’s D’Tigress Players Confirm Receipt of Federal Government Cash Reward

Captain of the D’Tigress, the 2017 Women FIBA Africa cup of nations’ title team, Aisha Mohammed says the latest gesture by the Federal Government to pay them 17.5million naira as earlier promised by President Muhammadu Buhari will spur the team to do better in the future. Speaking on behalf of her team mates’ after receiving […]

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PRESIDENT BUHARI DOLES OUT N17.5m TO NIGERIA’S D’TIGRESS

President Muhammadu Buhari has redeemed his promise to reward the 2017 Afrobasket winning women’s team, D’Tigress of Nigeria. Each player got N1,000,000 (One million Naira) while 5 Coaching crew members got N500,000 (Five hundred thousand Naira)each. In his address, the Minister of Youth and Sports Barrister Solomon Dalung said sports in Nigeria is moving to […]

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ACCW: First Bank Release Team List

First Bank Basketball Club of Lagos has released the names of players for the FIBA Africa Champions Cup for Women taking place in Angola between November 10 to 19. Four players from the Afrobasket-winning team – Nkechi Akashili, Chima Udeaja, Cecilia Okoye, Ugochi Nicole Nwaigwe and Ivorien international Minata Fofana made the list released by […]

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Nigeria Wins Hosting Right For FIBA Africa Club Championship Eliminations

Nigeria will for the first 10 years host an international basketball competition after winning the hosting bid for the 2017 FIBA Africa Club championship zonal elimination finals. The hosting right of the event which was held in Togo in 2016 was awarded to the Nigeria Basketball Federation by FIBA Africa zone 3 after it met […]

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NBBF Players Rep To Hold 2 Days Retreat With League Players

The Players Representative on the board of the Nigeria Basketball Federation, Ejike Ugboaja will meet with all players in the Nigerian Basketball League system on Wednesday and Thursday to fashion a way forward for players and the game. The 2-day meeting which will be the first of its kind between players’ representatives on the board […]

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More Naira Rain For Victorious D’Tigress As Zenith Bank Showers Team With Cash

Zenith Bank PLC has rewarded players, coaches and members of the backroom staff with the sum of 200,000 naira each for their 2017 Afrobasket success. At a brief reception held at the corporate headquarters of the bank in Lagos and presided over by the Managing Director, Mr Peter Amangbo, the gesture is part of their […]

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Umar Lauds D’Tigress For Winning Third Afrobasket Title

The factional president of the Nigeria Basketball Federation, Tijani Umar, has sent a congratulatory message to the officials and players of the national senior women’s basketball team, D’Tigress, for winning the Afrobasket Championship title for the third time at the weekend after earlier victories in 2003 and 2005. Umar, expressed his delight at the commitment […]

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Victorious D’Tigress To Arrive Lagos Today

Victorious D’Tigress will arrive the Murtala Muhammed International Airport Lagos on Monday at 21:30hours after a successful 2017 Women Afrobasket campaign in Mali. The contingent will arrive Lagos aboard Air Cote d’Ivoire after departing Bamako, Mali on the 28th August at 14.00 hours local time. The team will be without Coach Sam Vincent, Mfon Udoka, […]

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2017 FIBA Women Afrobasket: D’Tigress Book 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 when they defeated host-Mali in a hard fought semi-final game by 48points to 47. It was Mali’s Tirera Meiya that led the scorer’s chat with 15points, 6 assists and 4 rebounds but […]

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2017 FIBA Afrobasket Women Championship: D’Tigress Roar Into Semi Finals

Nigeria’s senior women’s basketball team, D’Tigress snatched a Semi final ticket at the ongoing of 2017 FIBA Afrobasket Women championship after blowing out Cote d’Ivoire in the quarter final stage 98points to to 43 on Friday. The team, captained by Turkey based Aisha Mohammed had it easy as they dominated and won all the four […]

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2017 FIBA Afrobasket: D’Tigress Switch Focus To Senegal

D’Tigress have switched their focus on their last group game against FIBA Afrobasket defending champion- Senegal following their fourth win against Guinea Tuesday. The last group game comes up on Wednesday at the Palais Des Sports Salamatou, Maiga, Bamako. After blowing out Guinea on Tuesday with a scoreline of 106 to 33 points, the players […]

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