D’Tigress Beat Mozambique in 2017 Afrobasket Opener

Head coach of Nigeria’s senior women’s national team, Sam Vincent started his second stint with the D’Tigress on an impressive note as his side recorded an emphatic 80points to 69 points win over familiar foes, Mozambique on Friday. Vincent in a business-like fashion opted to start the game with Ogoke Sarah, Elonu Adaora, Madu Ndidi,…

Sam Vincent Optimistic About D’Tigress As team Hits Bamako

Nigeria’s senior Women’s basketball team D’Tigress have arrived Bamako, the capital city of Mali for the 2017 FIBA Women Afrobasket tournament scheduled to start on Friday 18th of August. The team which left Lagos, Nigeria aboard an Air Cote d’Ivoire flight had a stopover in Abidjan before connecting to Bamako. The delegation led by the…

KWESE PBL Conference Six Playoffs: Rivers Hoopers Off To Flying Start

Rivers Hoopers tipped off their Conference six playoffs campaign with a 70-56 win over Nigeria Customs at the Indoor Sports Hall, Kwara Stadium, Ilorin on Tuesday. Ronald Alalibo had 15 points, 4 rebounds and 2 steals, Solomon Ajegbeyi added 13 points, 9 rebounds and 4 assists while Somto Managor contributed 10 points. Hoopers joined Kwara…

Nigeria’s D’Tigress To Depart Mali On Wednesday For Afrobasket Campaign

D’Tigress team will depart on Wednesday for Bamako for the 2017 Afrobasket tournament at 9:45am aboard an Air Cote d’Ivoire flight. The delegation which will be led by the Vice President of the Nigeria Basketball Federation, Babatunde Oguande will include 12 registered players, three members of the technical crew led by Sam Vincent and 4…

KPL Basketball: 12 clubs struggle for Final Eight in Conference Six

The Nigerian Basketball Premier League, The Kwese Premier League, Conference Six has been scheduled to start on Tuesday, August 15, 2017 at the two designated venues across the country. The Atlantic Conference, for teams in the southern part of the country, will hold at the Indoor Sports Hall of the Kwara State Sports Complex, Ilorin,…

Tiwa Savage Visits Nigeria’s D’Tigress

D’Tigress camp received an August visitor on Sunday when Nigeria music sensation, Tiwa Savage paid an unscheduled visit to the team at their Protea Hotel abode. The visit of the musician which was facilitated by a board member and athletes’ representative of the Nigeria Basketball Federation, Ejike Ugboaja was part of a welfare package put…

18th Oyedeji Basketball Camp Opens Aug. 28

The 18th edition of the Olumide Oyedeji Basketball Camp will open at the Indoor Sports Hall of the National Stadium, Lagos from August 28, 2017, 9am to 3pm daily. The open camp for young players is part of the programmes of the Olumide Oyedeji Foundation which started in the year 2000. Over the years, more…

Sam Vincent Optimistic About D’Tigress Afrobasket Chances

Head coach of the Women’s Senior National basketball team, Sam Vincent is optimistic about D’Tigress chances of making an impressive outing at the 2017 Women’s Afrobasket tournament holding in Mali. An impressed Vincent who arrived the team’s camp on Wednesday night was at the team’s second friendly game in two days against Raptors Basketball club…

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…

D’Tigress To Face Raptors Basketball Club Today

Plans have been concluded by the Technical Committee of the Nigeria Basketball Federation to organise the first test match for the Senior Women National team as they continue their training camp ahead of the 2017 Women Afrobasket tournament. The team popularly referred to as D’Tigress will engage Raptors Basketball Club of Lagos in a friendly…

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…