Nigeria Basketball Federation (NBBF) president, Ahmadu Musa-Kida has thanked the private sector for efforts of uplifting the quality of women participation in the sport.
Musa-Kida said all achievements recorded in women’s basketball in the country for the past 14 years is due to private sector partnership.
While praising Zenith Bank for remaining title sponsor of Nigeria Women’s Basketball Premier League, Musa-Kida called on other corporate bodies in the country follow suit.
The NBBF boss said: “We thank our women league sponsors for standing by us all this while, and we want others to key into the transformation that basketball is undergoing in the country.
“It is true corporate support that the female national team, D’tigress reached the quarter finals against everyone’s expectations in this year’s Women Basketball World Cup in Tenerife, Spain.”