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I am back in D’Tigers to learn more- Ikechukwu Nwamu

D’Tigers guard, Ikechukwu Nwamu has set his sight on learning as much as possible from the experienced members of the squad as they prepare for the 2019 FIBA World Cup qualifiers starting on Friday. A member of the 2017 Afrobasket silver medal winning side while speaking on arrival in camp on Sunday said he is ready to acquire more knowledge …

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Kalu: How D’Tigress Were Able To Defeat Male Team

Female national basketball team, D’Tigress star, Ezinne Kalu has revealed secrets of the side’s astonishing victory over a Lagos-based team, Raptors Basketball Academy last weekend. Kalu said it was determination and ability to recover from an early setback that made a world of difference, as she and her colleagues brave all odds to prove onlookers wrong. Kalu was also happy …

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D’Tigers Will Face Touch Challenge – Kida

Nigeria Basketball Federation (NBBF) president, Engineer Musa Ahmadu-Kida has predicted that the country’s senior men’s team, D’Tigers will face tough opposition during next week’s fourth stage of the FIBA World Cup qualifiers. Kida, however, said he expects D’Tigers to overcome any challenge they come up against in the qualifiers in Lagos. Unlike the third window in June, when D’Tigers cruised …

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Elonu’s presence boosts D’Tigress camp.

The camp of the D’Tigress received a major boost on Saturday following the arrival of team captain, Adaora Elonu. Adaora who was recently named team captain by Head Coach, Otis Hughley left the team’s camp in Atlanta to join her new club, Atlanta Dreams for the WNBA playoffs. Speaking on arrival, the member of the 2017 Afrobasket winning squad who …

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Ogun Royals Crash Out As Camac, Ondo Kings Make Division Two

Ogun State Based, Young Royals Basketball Club have crashed out of the race for promotion to the Nigeria’s elite division after coming a distant 5th position at the recently concluded Atlantic Conference of the Nigeria Basketball Federation Division Two League in Akure, the Ondo state capital. Camac of Bayelsa State and Ondo Kings however qualified for the final round of …

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Oyedeji Backs D’Tigress For FIBA World Cup Glory

Nigeria’s men’s basketball national team, D’Tigers’ former captain, Olumide Oyedeji is backing the female squad, D’Tigress to ruffle a feather or two at this year’s FIBA Women’s Basketball World Cup in Tenerife, Spain. In lending his voice of support to the ladies, Oyedeji urged D’Tigress to trust in their abilities as they continue to prepare for the global competition billed …

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Oyedeji Backs D’Tigress For FIBA World Cup Glory

Nigeria’s men’s basketball national team, D’Tigers’ former captain, OlumideOyedeji is backing the female squad, D’Tigress to ruffle a feather or two at this year’s FIBA Women’s Basketball World Cup in Tenerife, Spain. In lending his voice of support to the ladies, Oyedeji urged D’Tigress to trust in their abilities as they continue to prepare for the global competition billed to …

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Timeyin Amatossero-Keke’s Death A Shocker-NBBF

The leadership of the Nigeria Basketball Federation is in deep shock over the sudden demise of Timeyin Amatossero-Keke who collapsed and died on Monday night at the Bluefield State College basketball court. NBBF President, Eng. Musa Kida said the death of the player was not only shocking but a loss to the Nigerian Basketball Family yet to recover from the …

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D’Tigress are work in progress- Otis Hughley

Despite a massive 133points to 33 victory against a selected women’s side, Head coach of D’Tigress, Otis Hughley believes his team is still work in progress. Speaking after their test match played on Sunday at the Indoor Sports Hall of the National Stadium, Lagos Hughley said he is not carried away by the final result because his team can still …

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Olumide Oyedeji Hands Out Scholarships At Kids’ Camp

This year’s edition of Olumide Oyedeji Basketball Camp ended in Lagos with Mubarak Bote and Olawuyi Adenike bagged scholarships worth $45,000 each, after emerging Most Valuable Player and Most Promising Player respectively. In the 19th edition of the annual camp, which took place at Rowe Park, Yaba, 14-year-old Bote from Togo, who is 6 foot 11 inches, got an award …

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