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FIBA World cup qualifiers: Al-Farouq powers D’Tigers to another win

Portland Trailblazers forward Al Farouq Aminu ticked all boxes as he powered D’Tigers to a 84-73 win against Cote d’Ivoire in their first game of the second round FIBA World Cup qualifiers played in Lagos on Friday. Al Farouq Aminu was instrumental as Nigeria dominated the game to remain unbeaten in the qualifiers with a record of 7 wins from …

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D’Tigers Bank On Unity For Success – Uzoh

Nigeria’s men’s basketball national team, D’Tigers’ point guard, Ben Uzoh has disclosed that the biggest weapon the squad will be banking on during the FIBA World Cup qualifiers in Lagos is team unity. Speaking ahead of Friday’s opening match in the competition, Uzoh described the team as a united unit focused on bringing glory to Nigeria. The team are billed …

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D’Tigress Must Make Nigerians Proud In Spain – Dalung

Sports minister, Barrister Solomon Dalung has charged the country’s female basketball national team, D’Tigress to make Nigerians proud at this year’s FIBA Women’s Basketball World Cup in Tenerife, Spain. Dalung gave the charge Thursday night, during a special send forth ceremony staged by the ministry on behalf of the Federal Government for D’Tigress ahead of their flight to Spain. Dalung, …

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D’Tigers Promise Glory At FIBA World Cup Qualifiers

Nigeria’s men’s basketball national team, D’Tigers’ players have echoed the determination to bring glory to the nation at this week’s FIBA World Cup qualifiers fourth stage in Lagos. The players stated in various interviews that they are ready to play their best basketball ever, as they seek passage into the main event on the global level. Furthermore, the cross section …

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Nwora Happy To Have Uzoh, Okoye, Aminu Brothers

Nigeria’s men’s senior basketball national team, D’Tigers’ coach, Charles Nwora has admitted he is happy to have the presence of the Aminu brothers, Al-Farouq and Alade, as well as Ben Uzoh and Stanley Okoye in his squad for this upcoming FIFA World Cup fourt stage qualifiers in Lagos. Nwora views all four as some of Nigeria’s most experienced basketball players, …

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Nwamu Seeks Tips From Experienced D’Tigers’ Players

Lavrio Megabolt of Greece basketball club player, Ikechukwu Nwamu is happy with his latest invitation to Nigeria’s national team, D’Tigers, and wants to learn from experienced members of the squad. As D’Tigers enter the last lap of their preparations for the 2019 FIBA World Cup qualifiers in Lagos, Nwamu said he is glad to be back home and ruled out …

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I am back in D’Tigers to learn more- Ikechukwu Nwamu

D’Tigers guard, Ikechukwu Nwamu has set his sight on learning as much as possible from the experienced members of the squad as they prepare for the 2019 FIBA World Cup qualifiers starting on Friday. A member of the 2017 Afrobasket silver medal winning side while speaking on arrival in camp on Sunday said he is ready to acquire more knowledge …

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Kalu: How D’Tigress Were Able To Defeat Male Team

Female national basketball team, D’Tigress star, Ezinne Kalu has revealed secrets of the side’s astonishing victory over a Lagos-based team, Raptors Basketball Academy last weekend. Kalu said it was determination and ability to recover from an early setback that made a world of difference, as she and her colleagues brave all odds to prove onlookers wrong. Kalu was also happy …

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D’Tigers Will Face Touch Challenge – Kida

Nigeria Basketball Federation (NBBF) president, Engineer Musa Ahmadu-Kida has predicted that the country’s senior men’s team, D’Tigers will face tough opposition during next week’s fourth stage of the FIBA World Cup qualifiers. Kida, however, said he expects D’Tigers to overcome any challenge they come up against in the qualifiers in Lagos. Unlike the third window in June, when D’Tigers cruised …

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Elonu’s presence boosts D’Tigress camp.

The camp of the D’Tigress received a major boost on Saturday following the arrival of team captain, Adaora Elonu. Adaora who was recently named team captain by Head Coach, Otis Hughley left the team’s camp in Atlanta to join her new club, Atlanta Dreams for the WNBA playoffs. Speaking on arrival, the member of the 2017 Afrobasket winning squad who …

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