Indoor Sports Hall To Wear New Look For Club Championship Elimination

The Indoor Sports Hall of the National Stadium, Surulere, Lagos is expected to wear a new look ahead of the 2017 FIBA Africa Zone 3 club championship eliminations starting on 19th, October 2017. This was made known by the Vice President of the Nigeria Basketball Federation and Chairman of the Local Organizing Committee, Babatunde Ogunade…

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…

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…

Nigeria’s Silver Winning D’Tigers To Arrive Monday

After their silver medal exploit at the just concluded 2017 Afrobasket tournament, D’Tigers will return home in the early hours of Monday aboard a Royal Air Maroc flight with the exception of team captain, Ike Diogu who will head for United State of America due to family commitments. The delegation which will be led by…

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…

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,…

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…

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…

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…

2017 Afrobasket Quarter Final Ticket Excites Nigeria’s Sarah Ogoke

Having booked a quarter final qualification with 2 games left to be played in the group stages of the 2017 FIBA Afrobasket, D’Tigress pointguard, Sarah Ogoke is feeling good about the tournament’s results so far for the team. In a chat with the team’s media officer Oni Afolabi ahead of their fourth group game against…