Nigeria shocked hosts Mali 48-47 on Saturday at a fully packed Palais des Sports Salamatou Maiga Stadium to book their ticket to Final of the FIBA Women’s AfroBasket 2017.
Nigeria’s women senior basketball team, D’Tigress, have qualified for 2017 Afrobasket Women’s Championship final.
Nigeria’s D’Tigress coach Sam Vincent has praised his team after their 98-42 victory over Cote d’Ivoire in their FIBA Women’s AfroBasket quarter-final game on Friday to scale through to the semi-final stage.
Russian wildcard Maria Sharapova, making her return to Grand Slam tennis after a 15-month doping suspension, will face world number two Simona Halep in the first round of the US Open.
Nigeria’s D’Tigress continued their hot streak on Friday by outclassing Cote d’Ivoire 98-43 in their FIBA Women’s AfroBasket contest in Bamako, Mali.
Musa Kida, President, Nigeria Basketball Federation (NBBF), has arrived in Mali on Thursday to boost the morale of D’Tigress ahead of their quarter-final match of the 2017 Women Afrobasket Championship on Friday.
D’Tigress will prepare for their quarterfinal encounter against Cameroon with their confidence sky high after defeating Afrobasket defending champions Senegal in their final group game.
Senegal, the reigning Champions in Women Afrobasket, has surrendered to Nigeria’s pressure by 54-58 points in their last Group B match of 2017 Afrobasket on Wednesday night in Bamako, Mali.
Nigeria’s D’Tigress on Tuesday thrashed their West Africa neighbours, Guinea 106-33 in the ongoing 2017 Mali Afrobasket Women’s Basketball Championship.
Kwara Falcons produced a five star performance against Rivers Hoopers to be crowned champion of this year’s Kwese Premier basketball league Conference six in Ilorin on Sunday in a game that ended 68-57 points.
D’Tigress of Nigeria on Saturday continued their impressive run in the 2017 FIBA AfroBasket for Women holding in Bamako, Mali as they crushed Congo 84-47 points in their second game of the tournament.
A board member of the Nigeria Basketball Federation, Col. Samuel Ahmedu (rtd) on Saturday said that he was elated with the D’Trigress’ victory against Mozambique at the ongoing Afrobasket tournament in Mali.
Head coach of Nigeria’s senior women’s national team, Sam Vincent, started his second stint with the D’Tigress on an impressive note as his side recorded an emphatic 80 points to 69 points win over familiar foes, Mozambique, on Friday.
Nigeria’s senior Women’s basketball team D’Tigress have arrived Bamako, the capital city of Mali for the 2017 FIBA Women Afrobasket tournament scheduled to start on Friday 18th of August.
Kida said the decision to appoint Nwora, who guided Cape Verde to the 2013 Afrobasket where they defeated D’Tigers by 79 points to 76, was borne out of the desire to give qualified Nigerians the opportunity of making history with the national teams.
The Minister of Youth and Sports Development, Mr Sunday Dare, has expressed shock and sadness at the sudden death of veteran national female football player, Ifeanyichukwu Chiejine.
The Nigeria youth international will continue his development in the Spanish second-tier division with the Rojiblancos
Although details of the emergency meeting remained under wraps, there is a possibility that participants would also discuss the development in Kogi West.
The Zamfara State chapter of the All Progressives Congress on Friday told its members not to comment on the ongoing investigation of ex-governor Abdul’Aziz Yari by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission and the Independent Corrupt Practices Commission.
‘The Icons’ group of the ongoing Big Brother Naija reality show, have won this week’s wager task.
The Director, Institute for Peace and Strategic Studies, University of Ibadan, Prof. Tajudeen Akanji on Friday called on the Governors in the South West region to declare a state of emergency as a measure to restore peace and security in the zone.
A tax Appeal Tribunal sitting in Kaduna and with jurisdiction over the North West Zone, comprising the seven states of Kaduna, Kano, Kebbi, Katsina, Zamfara, Sokoto and Jigawa, with Umar Mohammed Adamu as Chairman, has in the last eight months since the commencement of sitting resolved tax disputes amounting to over N10billion.
Debt Management Office, DMO, yesterday, issued N59.53 billion FGN Bonds for the three tenors offered at the monthly auction
Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu on Wednesday officially appointed Gboyega Akosile as his Chief Press Secretary.
Industrialist and former governorship candidate of the Progressives People’s Alliance (PPA) in Anambra State, Chief Godwin Ezeemo, has tipped the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) for victory during the governorship election in Anambra State in 2021.