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Ezeli Reveals D’Tigers Desire

-Team Coach, Voigt Says Oladipo Uncertain Basketball male national team, D’Tigers head coach, William Voigt has confirmed that Golden State Warriors player, Festus Ezeli has signified his interest in playing for Nigeria. On the twitter handle of the Nigeria Basketball @NigeriaBasket, Voigt said he was able to convince Ezeli to play for Nigeria while also saying Orlando Magic Victor Oladipo …

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D’Tigers Inspire Esther For Rio

-Says D’Tigress Will Also Qualify First Bank female basketball club of Lagos guard, Atosu Upe Esther says she has been motivated by the victory of Nigeria’s male national team, D’Tigers winning the African title in Tunisia and believes that will buoy the women’s squad, D’Tigress to also qualify for this year’s Olympic Games. Esther stated that she remains highly confident …

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Ugoka Eager For Olympic Qualifiers

In just over two months’ time, Nigeria will open their FIBA Women’s Olympic Qualifying Tournament (WOQT) campaign against Belarus, and Uju Ugoka is working hard to be ready for the 12-team event. The 1.85m forward, who plies her trade with Italian side Lavezzini Parma, can’t wait to make her comeback for the national side ahead of the WOQT that will …

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Female Players Laud Zenith Bank

– Ipinlaiye, Oche, Ibitola Lead Accolades Top female players – led by Grace Ipinlaiye, Annie Oche and Ibiltola – participating in the first phase of the 12th Zenith Bank National Women Basketball League in Abuja have praised the sponsor for its continued funding of the championship. The bank has for 12 consecutive years been sponsoring the competition, which is the …

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Kano Pillars Shine In DStv League

 -Gun Down Kaduna’s Kada, Immigration It is no news that Kano Pillars are in blistering form as they continue to dominate the Savannah Conference of the Dstv Premier Basketball League after defeating Kada Stars in Kaduna. Two days ago at the same arena (The ABS Gym) in Kaduna Kano Pillars shot down Immigration, another Kaduna based team. As we have …

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Action Separates Girls From Women

-As Zenith Bank League Shakes Abuja After an intense healthy competition in the Zenith Bank National Women Basketball League in the indoor gym of Package B, National Stadium Abuja, the girls have to be separated from the women. In Group A, defending champions, Dolphins, continue their winning ways as they seem not to derail from the path to another championship …

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Hoopers Promise Better Performance

Rivers Hoopers head coach, Ogoh Odaudu has promised their fans a brilliant performance against Delta Force of Asaba this weekend as he made a call on them to come and cheer the team to victory. The Port Harcourt side have met Delta Force eight times in the DSTV Basketball League, Hoopers won seven of the games while Delta Force won …

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Bassey Hails Zenith Bank Basketball

 -Says League Has Impacted On Women Coach of the Nigerian Immigrations basketball team, Bassey Kehinde James has thumb-up both the NBBF and Zenith Bank for impacting positively on lots of women basketball players in Nigeria and urged both side to continue the harmonious relationship for the betterment of the girl-child. “I can thank Zenith Bank enough for the good they …

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Dolphins Downplay First Bank’s Form

-Team Captain, Olaosebikan Says No Qualms Dolphins Female Basketball Club captain, Tokunbo Olaosebikan has insisted that her side are not moved by the continuous victory of their arch rivals in the ongoing 2016 Zenith Bank Female Basketball League as they themselves are not giving the victory they have had so far chance to enter their heads. The captain insisted that …

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D’Tigers Will Roar In Rio – Diogu

 Nigerian men’s senior basketball national team, D’Tigers’ captain, Ike Diogu has warned his side’s potential opponents at this year’s Olympics that things will be different in Rio come August. Four years ago, Nigeria fell short of meeting their expectations by winning just one of five games at the London Olympics. At the 2016 Summer Games, the Africa champions will look …

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