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Total National Division 1 dunks off November 27.

The Nigeria Basketball Federation has announced the 27th of November 2018 as commencement date for the Total National Division 1 League. According to the letter sent to the 20 teams by the NBBF Secretary General, Chimezie Asiegbu, teams in the Atlantic Conference will converge on the Alake Sports Centre in Ijeja, Abeokuta to battle for a place in the Total …

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Civil Defenders, Rivers Hoopers Pick FIBA Zonal Spots

Civil Defenders of Abuja and Rivers Hoopers of Port Harcourt will represent Nigeria at the FIBA Africa Zone 3 Club Championship. Both clubs got their slots after emerging champions of the Savannah and Atlantic Conferences of the abridged 2018 Men’s Basketball League of Nigeria Basketball Federation (NBBF). Defenders, owned by Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps, defeated rivals Mark Mentors …

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D’Tigers Will Camp For Only Two Months – Ahmedu

Nigeria Basketball Federation (NBBF) board member, Colonel Sam Ahmedu (rtd) has disclosed that the country’s male national team, D’Tigers will have two months of camping in preparation for the 2019 FIBA Basketball World Cup in China. Although Ahmedu admitted it would have been good to give the team a longer spell of preparations and camping, the West Africa FIBA zone-B …

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Nigeria’s 3×3 Male, Female Teams Fall Short In Togo

Nigeria’s slamming and dunking status took a plunge at the weekend, as the country’s male and female teams both crashed att he Africa 3×3 Basketball Championships in Lome, Togo, as D’Tigers and D’Tigress both lost out in the semi-finals. Both results mean Nigeria failed in the target of cornering two titles this year, as D’Tigers were dethroned as champions on …

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D’Tigers, D’Tigress arrive Lomé for 2018 FIBA 3×3 Africa Cup.

The Men and Women’s National teams arrived in Lomé, Togo on Thursday for the 2018 FIBA 3×3 Africa Cup. The men’s team captained by Azouma Dike (Kano Pillars) is made up of Abdul Yahaya (Kano Pillars), Lucky Subel (Kano Pillars) and Godwin David (Kano Pillars) Still buzzing from their Zenith Bank Women’s Basketball League victory and a fairy tale 2018 …

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Ahmedu Reveals Build-up Plans For D’Tigers

Nigeria Basketball Federation (NBBF) board member, Colonel Sam Ahmedu (rtd) has unfolded an elaborate build-up plan for the male national team, D’Tigers, ahead of the FIBA World Cup in China. Having already qualified for next year’s global basketball showpiece in The Oriental Nation, Ahmedu said D’Tigers will use their remaining qualification matches as build-up games. Ahmedu expatiated that the remaining …

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Dr Olukoya Applauds MFM Women Basketball Zenith league 4th place Finish

The Office of the General Overseer, Mountain of Fire and Miracles Ministries led by the General Overseer Dr Daniel Olukoya hosted the outstanding Mountain of Fire and Miracles Ministries Women Basketball team on Thursday in his office in Lagos after their heroic 4th place finish at the just concluded 2018 Nigeria Zenith Bank Women Basketball League Final 6 in Lagos …

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D’Tigers, D’Tigress arrive Lomé for 2018 FIBA 3×3 Africa Cup.

The Men and Women’s National teams arrived in Lomé, Togo on Thursday for the 2018 FIBA 3×3 Africa Cup. The men’s team captained by Azouma Dike (Kano Pillars) is made up of Abdul Yahaya (Kano Pillars), Lucky Subel (Kano Pillars) and Godwin David (Kano Pillars) Still buzzing from their Zenith Bank Women’s Basketball League victory and a fairy tale 2018 …

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‘Owollo’ Relishes Women League Action With MFM

Mountain of Fire & Miracles (MFM) female basketball team coach, Aderemi Adewunmi (aka Owollo) is relishing his side’s maiden outing in the Nigerian Women Basketball Premier League. Although sports247.ng reports that his side lost to former champions, Dolphins of Lagos in the semi-finals, ‘Owollo’ said his young team will pick up all the positives and do better in future. Against …

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Musa-Kida Thanks Private Sector For Women Development

Nigeria Basketball Federation (NBBF) president, Ahmadu Musa-Kida has thanked the private sector for efforts of uplifting the quality of women participation in the sport. Musa-Kida said all achievements recorded in women’s basketball in the country for the past 14 years is due to private sector partnership. While praising Zenith Bank for remaining title sponsor of Nigeria Women’s Basketball Premier League, …

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