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Diogu, Aminu, Okogie, Jordan headline D’Tigers World Cup list

12 players who will represent Nigeria at the 2019 FIBA Men’s World Cup have been released. The D’Tigers head coach, Alex Nwora made the final list known after their Peak Invitational Tournament victory against Poland and Montenegro. Nwora listed Ike Diogu, a regular throughout the qualifying series alongside Ike Iroegbu, …

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China 2019 Basketball World Cup: Nwora to Pick 12-man Roster August 27

D’Tigers have arrived China for the last phase of their FIBA World Cup preparation. The senior men national team which departed Lagos through the Murtala Mohammed International Airport aboard Emirate Airline arrived in China on Wednesday night before proceeding to Yangzhou for the Peak Invitational International tournament between the 22nd …

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NBBF Thumps Up Buhari For 2019 FIBA Afrobasket Win

…..Congratulates New Minister of Sports The board of the Nigeria Basketball Federation has lauded the fatherly role played by His Excellency, Muhammadu Buhari in the Senior Women’s Basketball team’s 2019 Afrobasket triumph in Senegal recently. The board led by Engr. Musa Kida said that the President’s unflinching support provided the …

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Akhator Relishes Back-to-back Afrobasket Conquest

Nigeria’s female basketball national team, D’Tigress’ epoch-making star, Evelyn Akhator has expressed delight and excitement over the squad’s ability to retain the FIBA Africa Senior Women’s Championship in Dakar, Senegal, and says they are now looking forward to the next assignment. Akhator stated in the wake of Sunday’s 60-55 victory …

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