Basketball

D’Tigresses beat Egypt, qualify for quarterfinals

Nigeria’s women national basketball team, D’Tigresses, yesterday continued their impressive outing at the on-going FIBA Afrobasketball Championship in Mali by beating Egypt in their third game of the competition.

D’Tigress beat Congo 84-47 to claim 2nd AfroBasket win

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.

Kano Pillars retain basketball league title

Defending champions, Kano Pillars Basketball Club on Saturday recorded 100 per cent finish to win the Kwese Premier League Savannah Conference 6 play-offs after winning all their five matches.

Afrobasket: D’Tigress victory excites Ahmedu, backs team for success

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.

Nigeria’s D’Tigress beat Mozambique in Afrobasket opener

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.

Vincent optimistic about D’Tigress as team hits Bamako

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.

D’Tigress leave for Afrobasket in Mali Wednesday

The Nigeria female basketball team, D’Tigress, will depart the country on Wednesday for Bamako, Mali aboard an Air Cote d’Ivoire flight for the 2017 FIBA Afrobasket tournament.

NBBF appoints new D’Tigers coach ahead of Afrobasket

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.

NBBF to name provisional D’Tigers list for Afrobasket defence soon

The Nigeria Basketball Federation has assured that the list of D’Tigers’ players to be invited for the 2017 Afrobasket title defense will be released soon ahead of the tournament to be co-hosted by Tunisia and Senegal between 8th and 16th of September, 2017

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