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How D’Tigress Got 1st World Cup win, Tops Turkey

…Plots Argentina’s Fall 10:45 p.m. Sarah Ogoke scored 22 points to help Nigeria earn the first Women’s World Cup win in the country’s history with a 74-68 victory over Turkey on Sunday. Nigeria (1-1) led by 17 points before Turkey (1-1) made it close, cutting its deficit to 67-63 with 1:11 left. Promise Amukamara then had a steal that led …

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FIBA World Cup: We will avenge Super Eagles World cup loss against Argentina- D’Tigress

…Dalung to watch game against Argentina 22 -point hero against Turkey at the ongoing FIBA Women’s World Cup, Sarah Ogoke has promised that the team will keep up their good work when they face Argentina on Tuesday in their last group game. Sarah who is aware of the buzz across the globe following their stunning defeat of Turkey who are …

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Evelyn Akhator Targets More Glory In Turkey

Nigerian women basketball national team, D’Tigress player, Evelyn Akhator has revealed that one of the factors motivating her top form with the national side at the FIBA Basketball World Cup for Women is her recent deal at Besiktas of Turkey. Although she is yet to start action with Besiktas, after making the switch from Dallas Wings in America’s Women’s National …

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D’Tigress start FIBA Women’s World cup campaign against Australia today (Saturday)

After weeks of training which started in Atlanta and ended in Turkey, African Champions, D’Tigress will start their 2018 FIBA Women’s World Basketball cup campaign against Australia on Saturday by 12:30am Nigerian time. D’Tigress who are ranked 34th in the world by FIBA will square up against world number 4, Australia at the San Cristobal de La Laguna, Santiago Martin …

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FIBA World cup qualifiers: Al-Farouq powers D’Tigers to another win

Portland Trailblazers forward Al Farouq Aminu ticked all boxes as he powered D’Tigers to a 84-73 win against Cote d’Ivoire in their first game of the second round FIBA World Cup qualifiers played in Lagos on Friday. Al Farouq Aminu was instrumental as Nigeria dominated the game to remain unbeaten in the qualifiers with a record of 7 wins from …

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D’Tigers Bank On Unity For Success – Uzoh

Nigeria’s men’s basketball national team, D’Tigers’ point guard, Ben Uzoh has disclosed that the biggest weapon the squad will be banking on during the FIBA World Cup qualifiers in Lagos is team unity. Speaking ahead of Friday’s opening match in the competition, Uzoh described the team as a united unit focused on bringing glory to Nigeria. The team are billed …

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D’Tigress Must Make Nigerians Proud In Spain – Dalung

Sports minister, Barrister Solomon Dalung has charged the country’s female basketball national team, D’Tigress to make Nigerians proud at this year’s FIBA Women’s Basketball World Cup in Tenerife, Spain. Dalung gave the charge Thursday night, during a special send forth ceremony staged by the ministry on behalf of the Federal Government for D’Tigress ahead of their flight to Spain. Dalung, …

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D’Tigers Promise Glory At FIBA World Cup Qualifiers

Nigeria’s men’s basketball national team, D’Tigers’ players have echoed the determination to bring glory to the nation at this week’s FIBA World Cup qualifiers fourth stage in Lagos. The players stated in various interviews that they are ready to play their best basketball ever, as they seek passage into the main event on the global level. Furthermore, the cross section …

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Nwora Happy To Have Uzoh, Okoye, Aminu Brothers

Nigeria’s men’s senior basketball national team, D’Tigers’ coach, Charles Nwora has admitted he is happy to have the presence of the Aminu brothers, Al-Farouq and Alade, as well as Ben Uzoh and Stanley Okoye in his squad for this upcoming FIFA World Cup fourt stage qualifiers in Lagos. Nwora views all four as some of Nigeria’s most experienced basketball players, …

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Nwamu Seeks Tips From Experienced D’Tigers’ Players

Lavrio Megabolt of Greece basketball club player, Ikechukwu Nwamu is happy with his latest invitation to Nigeria’s national team, D’Tigers, and wants to learn from experienced members of the squad. As D’Tigers enter the last lap of their preparations for the 2019 FIBA World Cup qualifiers in Lagos, Nwamu said he is glad to be back home and ruled out …

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