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D’Tigress Is Highest Climbers In Latest FIBA Ranking

Nigeria’s national women’s basketball team, D’Tigress have moved up 15 places in the latest FIBA Women’s ranking to 19th spot in the world after their 2018 World Cup heroics. At the last world cup, Nigeria became the first African team to win more than 1 game in a single World Cup tournament and also advance to the quarter finals of …

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2018 Kwese Premier League Final 8: Hoops First To Hit Last Four

Hoops & Read Basketball of Lagos has emerged the first team to qualify for the Semi-Finals of the Final 8, ammassing a maximum total 6 points from three games. The Charles Osho-tutored team, also emerged the first among the eight clubs in Kano to score 100 points in their game. Hoops & Read defeated Customs of Lagos 101-67 to continue …

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Gombe Bulls Good For League Title – Abdulrahman

Gombe Bulls Basketball Club coach, Abdulrahman Mohammed has declared that the club are determined to emerge tops in the final 8 contest of the league this month. Speaking to sports247.ng at the start of the Nigerian Basketball Premier League Final 8 campiagn in Kano, Abdulrahman said Gombe Bulls have what it takes to become champions. Abdulrahman further stated that his …

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FIBA Congratulates NBBF On World Cup Qualification

The Federation of International Basketball Federations (FIBA) has congratulated the Nigeria Basketball Federation for being the first team in the world to qualify for the 2019 Men’s cup in China. In a letter addressed to the NBBF President, Engr. Musa Kida,  FIBA Secretary General, Patrick Baumann said, punching a ticket to the World Cup was not just extraordinary but one …

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USA Struggle Early, Nigeria Impresses But Lose Semis Spot

The United States bounced back from a nightmare first quarter to see off Nigeria 71-40 and make into the semifinals at the 2018 FIBA Women’s World Cup here on Friday. The U.S. won their 20th straight match in the competition, but were just one point shy of the 10,000-point milestone in the tournament’s history. Breanna Stewart made seven out of …

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NBBF Deserves Accolades For Our Feat- D’Tigress

Members of the D’Tigress team have attributed their record breaking feat at the ongoing FIBA Women’s world cup to the unflinching support given the team by the board of the Nigeria Basketball Federation (NBBF) under the able leadership of Eng. Musa Kida. The team said the solid structure which has continued to cause upsets would not have been possible without …

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D’Tigress Crumble At USA’s Feet

Nigeria’s female national basketball team, D’Tigress on Friday failed to scale the huge hurdle posed by defending champions, USA at the FIBA Women’s World Cup in Tenerife, Spain. It was bound to be a Herculean task to overcome the Americans in the qiarter-finals, and that was just what happened, as Otis Hughley’s lasses imploded after taking an early huge lead …

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How D’Tigress Got World Cup Q’final Ticket

Edema Edeferioka hit two free throws with 3.2 seconds left after getting an offensive rebound to lift Nigeria to a 57-56 win over Greece and become the first African team to reach the quarterfinals of the Women’s Basketball World Cup. Next up for Nigeria is the United States. Trailing 56-55, Promise Amukamara missed a floater in the lane. Edeferioka corralled …

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Akhator, Aisha, Amukamara Set To Sink Greece

Nigerian national female basketball team, D’Tigress trio of Aisha Mohammed, Evelyn Akhator and Promise Amukamara have been tipped as the players most likley to cause worries for Greece in Thursday’s historic second round clash between both sides at the FIBA Women’s Basketball World Cup in Tenerife, Spain. Although Sarah Ogoke has been one of D’Trigress’ most potent players at this …

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D’Tigress Get Buhari’s Congratulatory Message

Nigeria’s female baksebtall national team, D’Tigress have receibved a thumbs up message for the country’s president, Muhammadu Buhari, following their victory over Argentina at the FIBA Women’s World Cup in Tenerife, Spain. Buhari’s congratulatory message came after D’Tigress recorded their second-straight win with a hard-fought 75-70 victory over Argentina, which followed an earlier victory against Turkey. Tuesday’s victory, thoughh, did …

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