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FIBA 2018: Buhari Congratulates D’Tigress

 President Muhammadu Buhari has congratulated the national female basketball team, D’Tigress, on winning the 2017 FIBA Women’s AfroBasket tournament in Mali and qualifying for the 2018 FIBA Women’s Basketball World Cup in Spain. President Buhari in a statement signed by his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Femi Adesina joined other sports-loving Nigerians in saluting the heroic performance of the ...

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Ikuesan Leads D’Tigress Plaudits

Renowned slam-dunk writer-broadcaster-turned-administrator, Segun Olaseinde Ikuesan has joined in showering praises on the Nigerian female basketball team, D’Tigress, following their qualification for the final of this year’s FIBA African Senior Women’s Basketball Championship in Bamako, Mali. Ikuesan, who is now chairman of Ondo State Basketball Association, took to social media to celebrate the Nigeria’s team’s tough 48-47 victory over the ...

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Umar Urges D’Tigress To Conquer Africa, As team Battle Cote d’Ivoire

The factional president of the Nigeria Basketball Federation, NBBF, Tijani Umar, has called on the women’s national basketball team, D’Tigress to go all out to conquer Africa as they battle against Cote d’Ivoire in the quarter finals of the 2017 Afrobasket Championship looking for a place in the semi-finals.   Umar, stated that the girls started brilliantly at the group ...

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Improved Welfare Packages Motivates Us, Say D’Tigress

D’Tigress players have hinged their amazing run at the 2017 FIBA Women Afrobasket on a better welfare package plan put in place by the Musa Kida led Nigeria Basketball Federation during their preparation for the competition. The team which camped at prestigious Protea Hotel in Lagos and paid their camp allowances before the commencement of the competition acknowledged that such ...

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Improved welfare packages motivates us- D’Tigress

D’Tigress players have hinged their amazing run at the 2017 FIBA Women Afrobasket on a better welfare package plan put in place by the Engineer Musa Kida led Nigeria Basketball Federation during their preparation for the competition. The team which camped at prestigious Protea Hotel in Lagos and paid their camp allowances before the commencement of the competition acknowledged that ...

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D’Tigress Destroy Guinea, To Face Senegal

Nigeria’s D’Tigress on Tuesday secured their fourth successive win in the 2017 FIBA Women’s AfroBasket in Mali. The team demolishes their Guinea opponents 106-33 points after they had destroyed Egypt 106-72 on Sunday. Nigeria’s starting five were: Ezinne Kalu, Evelyn Akhator, Adaora Ulonu, Atone Nginyifa and Ndidi Madu. The first quarter ended 26-8 in favour of Nigeria while it was ...

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2017 Afrobasket: Akhator hopeful against Guinea.

Ahead of their fourth group game on Tuesday against Guinea, D’Tigress super star, Evelyn Akhator is confident of another world class act as the 2017 FIBA Women Afrobasket tournament hots up in Mali. Akhator who plays as a forward/center and currently in the books of Dallas Wings in the Women National Basketball Association (WNBA) said despite an impressive outing so ...

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2017 Afrobasket: Akhator Hopeful Against Guinea On Tuesday

Ahead of their fourth group game on Tuesday against Guinea, D’Tigress super star, Evelyn Akhator is confident of another world class act as the 2017 FIBA Women Afrobasket tournament hots up in Mali. Akhator who plays as a forward/center and currently in the books of Dallas Wings in the Women National Basketball Association (WNBA) said despite an impressive outing so ...

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Akhator powers D’Tigress to Afrobasket quarter finals

D’Tigress of Nigeria moved a step closer to actualise a third Afrobasket title ambition and a World cup ticket as they booked a quarter finals ticket at the 2017 FIBA Afrobasket competition going on in Bamako, Mali with another resounding win against Egypt. The team recorded a new team record with a 106points to 72 pummelling of the North African ...

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D’Tigress Whip DR Congo, Mozambique

Nigeria’s female basketball national team, D’Tigress won their first two matches at the 2017 African Women’s Basketball Championship in Bamako, Mali. After their opening victory against Mozambique, D’Tigress followed up with a 84-47points win over Democratic Republic of Congo in their second group game yesterday at the ongoing AfroBasket. The Sam Vincent side opened the first quarter with 23-7points, while ...

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