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Ibeziakor Wants Youngsters In DStv League

Raptors Basketball Academy of Lagos head coach, Charles Ibeziakor (aka Coach Charlie) has bemoaned the low number of young players in the DStv Nigerian Men’s Basketball Premier League and argues that it does not give progress to the sport in Nigeria. While raising his worries, Ibeziakor further told SportsDay that only Dodan Warriors are employing young players among the clubs ...

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Oluyole Can Do Better –Abiodun

-Following 72-41 Loss To Dodan Warriors Oluyole Warriors chief coach, Yeemi Abiodun says his players should not to be discouraged with the experience they had in their match against Dodan Warriors last Friday, but believes they can do better if they concentrate on important aspects of the game. Oluyole lost to Dodan Warriors 72-41 in their first game in the ...

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D’Tigers Win 4-Nation Tournament

D’Tigers emerged overall winners of the 2015 Four Nations’ invitational basketball tournament hosted by South Africa. The Nigerian men’s senior team beat Mozambique 72-59 in their final game to win the inaugural tournament held at the Wembley Indoor Arena in Johannesburg. They had defeated South Africa 97-58 in their first game on Friday and Kenya 83-52 on Saturday. D’Tigers went ...

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League Postponement Worries Balogun

As Police Baton prepare for their first game in the new season of the Dstv Basketball League against Delta State-based Asaba Warriors this weekend, coach of the team, Mark Balogun has expressed dissatisfaction with postponement of the dunk-off date, which was initially supposed to begin last week. The coach told Sports Day that the postponement affects his team psychologically because ...

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Adelanwa Warns D’Tigers Against Burkina

-Tips Nigeria To Win In Ouagadougou Former national basketball team coach, Alabi Adelanwa has cautioned the Nigerian senior squad, D’Tigers not to underrate Burkina Faso, as they take on their host this Monday in Ouagadougou in double qualifiers for the All Africa Games and Afrobasket slated for Tunis in Tunisia. Making this known in an exclusive chat with SportsDay over ...

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2015 AFROBASKET/AAG QUALIFIER: Nigeria Invade Burkina Faso

-18-Man Squad Storms Ouagadougou Friday Nigeria senior men basketball team D’Tigers will travel to Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso on Friday for the first leg tie against the Burkinabe in group-E double qualifiers for the 29th Afrobasket and the 11th All Africa Games. The Nigerian side is made up of an 18-man list led by the president of the Nigeria Basketball Federation ...

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