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Ogugwo Pleads For Wheelchair B’Ball

Imo State wheelchair basketball team’s coach, Victor Ogugwo has expressed dissatisfaction about the inadequate support from government towards development of wheelchair basketball. Speaking with SportsDay in the Sports Hall of the National Stadium, Surulere, Ogugwo stressed facts about the possibilities of wheel chair basketball being recognised to sports lovers if the government gives adequate support. He said; ‘’ If the ...

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Ibrahim Tasks Govt On Wheelchair B’ball

France-based Nigeria national wheelchair basketball player, Ibrahim Lukeman has called on government to pay more attention to the sport the way they contribute to growth of Basketball. The swingman who believed that Wheelchair basketball brings more medal to the country in international championships said the game is fantastic abroad because their governments recognize the game. Ibrahim said this at the ...

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Basketball Needs More Support – Nsofor

Assistant coach of Dodan Warriors basketball club, Tochukwu Nsofor has urged private bodies, government agencies and other institutions to put in more efforts in supporting the slam-dunk game from the roots across the nation. He made this plea after a training session at Lagos National Stadium, while speaking at length on various issues affecting the sport during an interview with ...

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Nsofor Yearns For B’ball Support

Assistant coach of Dodan Warriors basketball club, Tochukwu Nsofor has urged private bodies, government agencies and other institutions to put in more efforts in supporting the slam-dunk game from the roots across the nation. He made this plea after a training session at Lagos National Stadium, while speaking at length on various issues affecting the sport during an interview with ...

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Ogoke Aims To Make Playoff With Celta

Celta de Vigo Baloncesto Femenino and Nigeria’s D’Tigress star in the just concluded Afrobasket in Cameroon, Sarah Ogoke has revealed that the next thing in her agenda is to make her new club, Celta de Vigo Baloncesto Femenino a playoff contender. Celta de Vigo is a Spanish women basketball club which has won five leagues and four national cups. This ...

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Why D’Tigress Lost Against Cameroon

-Ekworomadu Says They Missed Many Opportunities Female basketball national team, D’Tigress guard, Joyce Ekworomadu has attributed the team inability to play the final in the just concluded Women Afrobasketball in Cameroon to “missed opportunity” while playing against the host team, Cameroon. Despite the lost the guard is sure of good outing the Olympic play off and brilliant performance in Rio ...

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D’Tigress Reach Semi-finals

–Beat Mozambique At AfroBasket 2015 Nigeria female basketball team, D’Tigress became the first team to advance to the AfroBasket Women 2015 semi-finals on Thursday after defeating Mozambique 71-66 in the first in Yaounde, Cameroon. Joyce Ekworomadu led D’Tigress with a game-best 20 points, while Odelia Mafanela and Deolinda Ngulela combined for 34 Mozambique points. Mozambique tried to overcome Nigeria with ...

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D’Tigress Fight Mozambique

-For AfroBasket Semi-final Ticket D’Tigress are set to fight for a semi-final against Mozambique today in the Afrobasketball Women 2015 after closing Group Stage with four consecutive wins. The Scott Nnaji’s team punished Algeria who are yet to win a game in the championship with a comprehensive 79-49 victory to set up the Quarter-Final. Prior the game against the North ...

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D’Tigress Spank Algeria 79-49

Nigeria’s female basketball national team, D’Tigress continued their glorious stirdes at the ongoing FIBA Africa Women’s Basektbnall Championship, with another victory in Yaounde, Cameroun. Following hot on the heels of their stunning win against Senegal on Monday night, Scott Nnaji’s ladies followed up in their last group match on Tuesday. This time, they defeated Algeria 79-49 to maintain their leading ...

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ExxonMobil, NBA, Africare Back ‘Power Forward’

–Reinstate Commitment To Basketball Development ExxonMobil, National Basketball Association (NBA) and Africare have reinstated their commitment to basketball. This they have done with sponsorship of Power Forward pilot program, a youth engagement initiative that uses basketball to develop health literacy and life skills among Nigerian youth. The programme which began in November 2013 and has been implemented in 10 secondary ...

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