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Nigeria’s Ben Uzoh Hails Basketball Culture Growth In The Country

D’Tigers point guard, Ben Uzoh is thrilled with the recent acceptance of basketball culture and its overall growth in Nigeria. A member of the 2015 Afrobasket winning team in Tunisia said coming home to see the level of acceptance during the last 2019 FIBA World cup qualifiers hosted in Lagos was a great feeling which […]

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Choosing Nigeria Over USA Was Easy- Jordan Nwora

The latest golden boy of Nigerian basketball, Jordan Nwora said the decision to play for the D’Tigers rather than wait for Dream Team was pretty easy because of the love for his fatherland. The University of Louisville undergraduate who has been tipped by many as a first round pick in the NBA draft next year […]

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Glorious Double Double debut for Louisville’s Nwora.

When head coach of the Nigeria Men’s national Basketball team Alex Nwora couldn’t get the services of his old hogs Alade Aminu, Olaseni Lawal and a few others from the victorious Afrobasket team in Tunisia in 2014, he had to play 7 debutants at the FIBA world Cup African qualifiers hosted in Lagos, Nigeria’s biggest […]

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2019 FIBA World Cup Qualifiers: Nigeria’s D’Tigers Advance To Second Round.

D’Tigers became the first team in Africa to qualify for the second and final round of the 2019 FIBA World Cup qualifiers after their emphatic 109 points to 66 win against Uganda. Having recorded 3 wins in the second window of the qualifiers, all Nigeria needed was just a point to seal their place as […]

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Diogu Leads D’Tigers To Gallant Win At FIBA World Cup Qualifiers

All the D’Tigers needed was back to back 3 pointers from their leader and captain Ike Diogu to settle their nerves in front of a boisterous home crowd at the National Stadium in Lagos and it was all Nigeria needed till the final buzzer to coast home with the win. Diogu proved vital yet again […]

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2019 FIBA World Cup: D’Tigers Start Camp June 19 2018

The D’Tigers of Nigeria will begin camping for their Group B FIBA World Cup qualifiers on the 19th of June in Lagos under the supervision of head coach, Alex Nwora. The Secretary General of the Nigeria Basketball Federation, Chimezie Asiegbu made this known on Tuesday as the federation intensifies efforts to ensure that the team […]

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2018 Commonwealth Games: Nigeria’s D’Tigers Falter against New Zealand…

2018 Commonwealth Games: D’Tigers Falter Against New Zealand; Eye Resurgence Against Canada… D’Tigers of Nigeria fell to New Zealand in their first game of the XXI Commonwealth Games holding in Australia by 65points to 110. New Zealand dominated and won all the quarters on a night that the Ike Diogu captained side will want to […]

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DTigers Not Afraid of Mali

The assistant coach of D’Tigers, Abdulrahman Mohammed is unfazed about the threat of hosts of this weekend’s 2019 FIBA World cup qualifier series, Mali. Despite admitting the threat posed to the team by the host, the coach is confident that the team can repeat their 2017 FIBA Afrobasket feat having defeated the same opposition by […]

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Commonwealth Games: Abdulrahman Optimistic About D’Tigers Chances

As the count down to the 2018 Commonwealth Games continues, Coach Abdulrahman Mohammed is optimistic about D’Tigers’ chances of having a good tournament despite describing their group consisting of host-Australia, Canada and New Zealand as the ‘Group of Death’. Abdulrahman who is an assistant coach in the current national team’s technical setup headed by Alex […]

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NBBF Announces Alex Nwora As New D’Tigers Coach

United States of America based Nigerian Alex Nwora has been named as the new head coach of the D’Tigers team ahead of their 2017 Men Afrobasket tournament title defence. This was made known on Wednesday by the President of the Nigeria Basketball Federation, Engineer Musa Kida ahead of the Senior Men’s national team’s exercise expected […]

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NBBF To Name Provisional D’Tigers List For Afrobasket Defence Soon

The Nigeria Basketball Federation has assured that the list of D’Tigers’ players to be invited for the 2017 Afrobasket title defense will be released soon ahead of the tournament to be co-hosted by Tunisia and Senegal between 8th and 16th of September, 2017 The Vice President of the federation, Babs Ogunade, said on Sunday that […]

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Stankovic Cup. D’Tigers beat China 79-71#RoadToRio — newfanzoneblog

Nigeria’s senior national male basketball team, D’Tigers began their Olympic preparation on a good note, beating the Chinese team, hosts of the 4-Nation tournament, the 2016 Stankovic Cup in Beijing yesterday 79-71. The coach of the Chinese team, Gong Luming who blamed the loss on the absence of his key player and former NBA star […]

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