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Nigeria Needs Good Body For Basketball – FIBA

The delegation of Federation of International Basketball Associations (FIBA) to Nigeria is of a view that the country has huge potential to become one of the best in the sport across the world, but interjected that the nation needs a good association to run the game. The team arrived in Nigeria early this week to meet with all parties involved ...

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D’Tigress To Face Turkey, Argentina, Australia In Spain

Nigeria’s female basketball national team, D’Tigress have been grouped with Turkey, Argentina and Australia for the 2018 FIBA Women’s World Cup from September 22 to 30 in Tenerife, Spain. At a ceremony held Tuesday at Teatro Leal, San Cristobal de la Laguna, Spain, Nigeria was drawn in Group B for the globe’s biggest women’s basketball tournament. D’Tigress will aim to ...

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D’Tigress To Battle Turkey, Argentina, Australia At World Championship

D’Tigress have been grouped alongside Turkey, Argentina and Australia for the 2018 FIBA women’s world cup taking place in Tenerife, Spain. At a brief ceremony held on Tuesday at the Teatro Leal, San Cristobal de la Laguna, Spain, Nigeria was drawn in group B for the biggest women basketball tournament coming up between 22nd and 30th of September, 2018. The ...

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Dalung Defends Government Role In NBBF Crisis

The Minister of Youth and Sports Barrister Solomon Dalung has told the International Basketball Federation FIBA that there is no crises in the Nigeria Basketball Federation NBBF. The Minister made the remark during a fact finding visit of three FIBA officials to his office on Monday in Abuja. He gave the genesis of the leadership struggle in NBBF, maintaining that ...

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FIBA Team Arrives For NBBF Crisis Resolution

After almost one year of deadlock in the leadership of the Nigeria Basketball Federation, a resolution is finally in sight as the FIBA team assigned to ensure a final truce between incumbent boards headed by Tijanni Umar and the new board headed by Musa Kida is expected to swing into action following their arrival in Nigeria yesterday. The three-man panel ...

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D’Tigers Will Do Well In Australia – Abdulrahman

An assistant coach in Nigeria’s men’s national basketball team, D’Tigers, AbdulrahmanMohammed has has declared that the squad can do well at this year’s Commonwealth Games in Gold Coast, Australia. Abdulrahman said he is optimistic about D’Tigers’ chances of having a good tournament despite describing their pool with Australia, Canada and New Zealand as ‘Group of Death.’ Abdulrahmanfurther said the home ...

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Commonwealth Games: Abdulrahman optimistic about D’Tigers chances

As the count down to the 2018 Commonwealth Games continues, Coach Abdulrahman Mohammed is optimistic about D’Tigers’ chances of having a good tournament despite describing their group consisting of host-Australia, Canada and New Zealand as the ‘Group of Death’. Abdulrahman who is an assistant coach in the current national team’s technical setup headed by Alex Nwora said the home based ...

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Kida’s NBBF Loses North East Zonal Representative

A faction of the Nigeria Basketball Federation NBBF led Mr Musa Kida has announced the death of Baba Shehu, its representative on the board from the North East Representative on the board. He died after a protracted illness. The President of the Federation, Kida who has been in constant touch with the family of the deceased broke the news on ...

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D’Tigers’ Camp Swells With Full Arrival Of Players

Nigeria’s men’s senior basketball team, D’Tigers have received a boost in their preparation for this year’s Commonwealth Games slated for Gold Coast, Australia, as all players invited to the team’s camp in Lagos have arrived. The 20-man list is dominated by seven players from Kano Pillars, while Gombe Bulls who recently made their continental debut have four players in the ...

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Aderemi Adewunmi Parts Ways With Kwara Falcons

Veteran Nigerian basketball coach, Aderemi Adewunmi (Owolo) is on his way out of Kwara Falcons Basketball Club, after the side’s management declined to renew the contract he had as their  head coach. The former First Bank of Lagos coach joined Kwara Falcons on a temporary basis in 2014, but signed a permanent contract in 2015 and was part of men’s ...

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