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The team’s General Manager, Musa Adamu revealed that the team had to wait for the NBBF President, Musa Kida to return from Senegal where he went to cheer the D’Tigress to their fourth African title.

FIBA World Cup: D’Tigers departs for China on loan

The Men’s senior National Basketball Team will tonight leave for China for the final phase of their 2019 FIBA World Cup preparations.
The Nigeria women national basketball team, D’Tigress on Sunday defeated hosts Senegal in the final of the FIBA Women’s AfroBasket to win their fourth continental title. - 1

AfroBasket: President Buhari showers praises on victorious D’Tigress

President Muhammadu Buhari has felicitated with the national female basketball team, D’Tigress, for a highly impressive outing at the FIBA Women’s AfroBasket 2019 in Dakar, Senegal.
The Nigeria women national basketball team, D’Tigress on Sunday defeated hosts Senegal in the final of the FIBA Women’s AfroBasket to win their fourth continental title.

In Pictures: Nigeria’s D’Tigress beat Senegal to retain AfroBasket title

The Nigeria women national basketball team, D’Tigress on Sunday defeated hosts Senegal in the final of the FIBA Women’s AfroBasket to win their fourth continental title.
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Funds threaten D’Tigers World Cup campaign

The senior National Basketball men’s team, D’Tigers’ earlier scheduled trip to China in continuation of their preparation for the FIBA World Cup may have suffered a setback over paucity of funds.
Reigning FIBA Women’s AfroBasket champions, D’Tigress, have qualified for the final of the 2019 edition of the tournament in Senegal after they defeated Mali 79-58 in the semi-final on Saturday. 12

In Pictures: D’Tigress thrash Mali 79-58 to reach AfroBasket final

Reigning FIBA Women’s AfroBasket champions, D’Tigress, have qualified for the final of the 2019 edition of the tournament in Senegal after they defeated Mali 79-58 in the semi-final on Saturday.
Nigeria team celebrating their FIBA Afrobasket Championship victory after beating Senegal by 65 to 48 points at the final played in Bamako, Mali. The victory also handed D’Tigresses passage to the World Championship as African champions.

Afrobasket: How D’Tigress zoomed into quarterfinal

Defending champions Nigeria’s D’Tigress, as well as Mali, Mozambique and Hosts Senegal have booked their places in the quarter-finals of the ongoing FIBA Women’s AfroBasket.
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Nigeria’s D’Tigers stun Canada in Winnipeg

University of Louisville junior Jordan Nwora had an unforgettable game for the Nigerian National Team, D’Tigers, on Friday.
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D’Tigress coach confident of FIBA Afrobasket title defence

D’Tigress Head Coach, Otis Hughley, is confident that his team has chances of successfully defending their FIBA AFROBASKET title when the competition gets underway on August 9, 2019.
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Basketball Africa League: Lagos selected as one of the host cities

Lagos (Nigeria) has been selected as one of the host cities for the newly inaugurated Basketball Africa League (BAL).
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Nigeria’s D‘Tigers defeat Dominican Republic 89-87 in friendly

Nigeria’s D‘Tigers defeated Dominican Republic 89-87 on Monday in San Domingo, as the team intensified preparations for the FIBA World Cup in China in August.
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Full list of D’Tigers players for FIBA World Cup

Here is the full list of players invited by ’Tigers Head Coach, Alex Nwora, for the 2019 FIBA Men’s World Cup in China.

Augustine Okosun dreams D’Tigers call-up for 2019 FIBA World Cup

Nigeria’s Augustine Okosun has set his sights on the D’Tigers final roster for the 2019 FIBA Basketball World Cup 2019.
Solomon Dalung, the Minister of Youth and Sports Development, said on Saturday he would like to be remembered as the minister who sanitised sports administration in Nigeria by democratising the operations of federations.

Minister Dalung: I want to be remembered for democratizing Nigeria’s sport

Solomon Dalung, the Minister of Youth and Sports Development, said on Saturday he would like to be remembered as the minister who sanitised sports administration in Nigeria by democratising the operations of federations.

Musa Kida: D’Tigers will shock the world

The FIBA men’s World Cup might be almost five months away, but the president of the Nigeria Basketball Federation (NBBF) Engr. Musa Kida believes that the National Men’s basketball team, D’Tigers, can shock the world.

NBBF: Abuja court strikes out suit challenging Musa Kida’s election

A Federal High Court in Abuja presided over by Justice B.O Quadri has struck out a suit challenging the election of Musa Ahmadu Kida as Nigeria Basketball Federation (NBBF) President for the 2017-2021 term of office.

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.

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.

D’Tigers 2019 FIBA World Cup plans unveiled

Board member of Nigeria Basketball Federations Afolabi Oni has revealed the plans of the Federations to help the D’Tigers prepare adequately for upcoming FIBA World Cup in China.

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Henry Onyekuru happy with performance in Monaco home draw against Nimes

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