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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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KPL Basketball: 12 clubs struggle for Final Eight in Conference Six

The Nigerian Basketball Premier League, The Kwese Premier League, Conference Six has been scheduled to start on Tuesday, August 15, 2017 at the two designated venues across the country. The Atlantic Conference, for teams in the southern part of the country, will hold at the Indoor Sports Hall of the Kwara State Sports Complex, Ilorin, with the top six clubs ...

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18th Oyedeji Basketball camp opens Aug. 28

The 18th edition of the Olumide Oyedeji Basketball camp will open at the Indoor Sports Hall of the National Stadium, Lagos from August 28, 2017,  9am to 3pm daily. The open camp for young players is part of the programmes of the Olumide Oyedeji Foundation which started in the year 2000. Over the years, more than 45,000 youth players have ...

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NANPF CANVASS NFF, LMC PARTNERSHIP IN FIRST NIGERIA PLAYERS BALL AWARD

The First “Nigeria Players Ball  Award” (NPBA)  to be orgaised by the National Association of Nigeria Professional Footballers, NANPF is set to receive a huge boost as both  the Nigeria Football Federation and the League Management Company have indicated their support towards the hosting of the   event scheduled to hold in the first  week of October  2017 in Lagos or ...

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NBBF League Moves To Kaduna, Ilorin

This year’s competition in the Nigeria Basketball Federation (NBBF) organised Kwese Premier Basketball League will on Monday shift to Kaduna and Ilorin, for clashes in Conference Six, which will run till August 19. NBBF’s technical committee disclosed that the sports hall of Ilorin Stadium will host Atlantic Conference teams while Shehu Musa Yar’Adua Hall, Kaduna will host Savannah Conference qualifiers. ...

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Sam Vincent optimistic about D’Tigress Afrobasket chances

Head coach of the Women’s Senior National basketball team, Sam Vincent is optimistic about D’Tigress chances of making an impressive outing at the 2017 Women’s Afrobasket tournament holding in Mali. An impressed Vincent who arrived the team’s camp on Wednesday night was at the team’s second friendly game in two days against Raptors Basketball club at the Indoor Sports hall ...

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NBBF Warns Clubs Over Unapproved League

The Nigeria Basketball Federation has warned all clubs invited for the final 6 play-off of the Kwese Premier Basketball League slated to hold between 14th and 19th August, 2017 to disregard any invitation from anybody or group of people parading as the NBBF members. According to the NBBF led by Engr. Musa Kida, the warning became necessary after its attention ...

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Nworah Leads D’Tigers To 2017 Afrobasket

-Nigeria Optimistic Of Qualifying For World Cup Former Cape Verde basketball national team coach, Alex Nwora will lead reining African champions, Nigeria’s D’Tigers to this year’s continental championship to be co-hosted by Tunisia and Senegal from September 8 to 16. This puts into unclear light the future of D’Tigers’ winning coach of the previous competition, Will Voigt who inspired Nigeria ...

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Continental Basketball League launches Online Store

Following the resounding  success of the CBL 2017 May Madness Tournament in collaboration with Lagos State at 50, Continental Basketball League has announced the launch of the official CBL online retail store, the first Pan African sports merchandise online store. The online store will provide fans in Africa and across the globe access to purchase the official CBL merchandise on ...

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