The President of the Nigeria Basketball Federation (NBBF), Musa Kida, on Friday in Abuja described the leadership crisis bedevilling the federation as painful distraction to basketball development in Nigeria.
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D’Tigress have moved up 15 places in the latest FIBA Women’s ranking to 19th spot in the world after their 2018 World Cup heroics. At the last world cup, Nigeria became the first African team to win more than one game in a single World Cup tournament and also advance to the quarter finals of […]
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Idris Adesina Nigeria on Wednesday became the first African team to qualify for the quarter-finals of the 2018 FIBA Women’s World Basketball Cup in Spain with a 57-56 win over Greece in their qualification match. D’Tigress face defending champions USA on Friday for a place in the semifinals. Having finished second in Group B with […]
Nigeria made history at the ongoing FIBA Women’s World Cup in Spain as the national women’s team stunned Turkey 74-68 in the Group B game decided on Sunday. It was Nigeria’s first-ever FIBA Women’s World Cup victory and the first time the female team would defeat any European opponent. With the victory, the Nigerian side, […]
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President Muhammadu Buhari has congratulated Nigeria’s women basketball team, D’Tigress, who recorded their second -straight win at the ongoing FIBA Women’s World Cup in Spain with a hard-fought 75-70 victory over Argentina. The President’s congratulatory message is contained on his official twitter handle, @MBUHARI, posted on Tuesday night. The President said the nation was proud […]