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D’Tigers to play Canada, Dominican Republic friendlies ahead World Cup

In its quest to adequately prepare the D’Tigers for the 2019 FIBA World Cup in China, the Nigeria Basketball Federation (NBBF) has lined up multiple grade-A friendlies against the Dominican Republic and Canada for the team.

FIBA World Cup: Every team in our group is a threat – D’Tigers’ Ike...

Nigeria’s men’s basketball senior national team, D’Tigers’ captain, Ike Diogu, has played down talks of having an easy draw as he says every team in Group B is a threat.

Musa Kida: We’ll be well prepared for 2019 FIBA World Cup

Musa Kida, the President, Nigeria Basketball Federation, on Tuesday said that the national senior men’s basketball team, D’Tigers, would be well prepared for the 2019 FIBA World Cup in China.

FIBA World Cup: Nigeria’s D’Tigers draw Argentina, Korea in Group B

Nigeria’s senior men’s basketball team D’Tigers will face Argentina, Korea Republic and Russia in group B of 2019 FIBA Basketball World Cup.
Alexander Ifeanyi Nwora (NGR) - Mali v Nigeria, 2019 FIBA Basketball World Cup 2019 African Qualifiers, Bamako - Palais des Sports Salamatou Maiga(MLI), 1st Round, 25 February 2018

D’Tigers coach Alex Nwora threatens to sue Cameroon basketball federation

Head Coach of Nigeria Senior Men’s Basketball team, Alex Nwora, has threatened to sue the Cameroon Basketball Federation (FECABASKET) for their match-fixing allegation against the D’Tigers.
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FIBA WCQ: Nwora hails D’Tigers showing despite defeat to CIV

D’Tigers head coach Alex Nwora has praised his team for putting up a decent showing despite suffering their heaviest defeat to Cote D’Ivoire in the 2019 FIBA Basketball World Cup Africa Qualifiers.
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Alex Nwora out to keep D’Tigers top in Africa

Coach of Nigeria’s men basketball national team Alex Nwora has stated that he will be leading the D’Tigers out with one clear mission which is to represent Nigeria the best way possible ahead of the commencement of hostilities in the final window of the 2019 FIBA world cup qualifiers this weekend.
Alexander Ifeanyi Nwora (NGR) - Mali v Nigeria, 2019 FIBA Basketball World Cup 2019 African Qualifiers, Bamako - Palais des Sports Salamatou Maiga(MLI), 1st Round, 25 February 2018

Alex Nwora invites 15 players for FIBA Men’s World Cup qualifiers

D’Tigers Head Coach, Alex Nwora, has invited 15 players for the last window of the 2019 FIBA Men’s World Cup qualifiers taking place in Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire, from February 18.

NBBF banks on stakeholders for better 2019

The leadership of the Nigeria Basketball Federation has tasked all stakeholders to brace up for another rollercoaster ride in 2019 as the federation gets ready to hit the ground running.

FIBA World Cup Qualifiers: Basketball faithful applaud D’Tigers heroics

Some basketball fans have commended Nigeria’s senior national men’s team, D’Tigers for their heroics at the just-concluded FIBA Africa World Cup qualifiers which held in Lagos.
Alexander Ifeanyi Nwora (NGR) - Mali v Nigeria, 2019 FIBA Basketball World Cup 2019 African Qualifiers, Bamako - Palais des Sports Salamatou Maiga(MLI), 1st Round, 25 February 2018

FIBA Qualifiers: We’re focused on beating all contenders – Alex Nwora

Alex Nwora, the head coach of the senior national basketball team, D’Tigers, on Sunday said that his team were focused on beating all contenders at the ongoing 2019 FIBA Africa World Cup Qualifiers in Lagos.

Nigeria’s D’Tigers qualify for FIBA World Cup

D’Tigers on Saturday night officially became the first team from Africa to qualify for the FIBA Men’s World Cup to be staged in China.
Alexander Ifeanyi Nwora (NGR) - Mali v Nigeria, 2019 FIBA Basketball World Cup 2019 African Qualifiers, Bamako - Palais des Sports Salamatou Maiga(MLI), 1st Round, 25 February 2018

FIBA Qualifiers: We are happy with our first victory – Alex Nwora

Alex Nwora, Head Coach, Nigeria’s Senior National Men’s Basketball team, D’Tigers, says winning their first game is the most important thing in the ongoing FIBA World Cup qualifiers holding in Lagos.

FIBA Qualifiers: D’Tigers beat Ivory Coast 84-73, extend winning streak to seven games

Nigeria’s D’Tigers continued their quest to qualify for the 2019 FIBA Basketball World Cup in China defeating Ivory Coast 84-73 in Friday’s African qualifiers played at the Indoor Sports Hall of the National Stadium in Surulere, Lagos.
Alexander Ifeanyi Nwora (NGR) - Mali v Nigeria, 2019 FIBA Basketball World Cup 2019 African Qualifiers, Bamako - Palais des Sports Salamatou Maiga(MLI), 1st Round, 25 February 2018

FIBA World Cup Qualifiers: Alex Nwora optimistic of Nigeria’s performance

Head coach of D’Tigers of Nigeria, Alex Nwora has expressed optimism that his players would deliver the desired six points in the fourth window of the FIBA World Cup 2019 African qualifiers starting on Friday, September 14 through to Sunday, September 16.

FIBA Qualifiers: NBBF confident of good outing

“We have opened up the space to invite our top players, we have been very open also for any professional Nigerian playing outside the country and within the country to present themselves so that they can try out in camp.”

Ike Diogu: No Rift between NBBF and D’Tigers

D’Tigers’ Captain, Ike Diogu, has blamed the conflicting schedule of the FIBA international calendar for the continued absence of members of the 2015 Afrobasket winning side from the national team fold.
Alexander Ifeanyi Nwora (NGR) - Mali v Nigeria, 2019 FIBA Basketball World Cup 2019 African Qualifiers, Bamako - Palais des Sports Salamatou Maiga(MLI), 1st Round, 25 February 2018

Alex Nwora banks on hard work for D’Tiger’s World Cup ticket

Head coach of the men’s national senior basketball team, D’Tigers, Alex Nwora, is banking on hard work and better team chemistry to improve the chances of his team qualifying for the FIBA 2019 world Cup.

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