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D’Tigers head coach Alex Nwora has backed the team to make a big impact at the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games following their impressive performance at the ongoing FIBA Men’s World Cup in China

Alex Nwora: D’Tigers will shine at Tokyo Olympics

D’Tigers head coach Alex Nwora has backed the team to make a big impact at the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games following their impressive performance at the ongoing FIBA Men’s World Cup in China.
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FIBA World Cup: Alex Nwora names Ike Diogu, Al-Farouq Aminu, 10 others in D’Tigers...

D’Tigers head coach Alex Nwora has unveiled his final 12-man squad for the 2019 FIBA Men’s World Cup in China.
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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.
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.
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 to conduct refresher course for referees, coaches

The Nigeria Basketball Federation (NBBF) is to conduct a three-day refresher course for referees in continuation of its capacity building for key stakeholders in the sport.

FIBA Qualifiers: NBBF chief Musa Kida thanks fans

The Nigeria Basketball Federation (NBBF) under the leadership of Musa Kida, has expressed gratitude to basketball fans for coming out in large numbers to support the senior national men’s team, D’Tigers at the ongoing qualifiers for the 2019 World Cup in Chian.

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.

FIBA Qualifiers: Fans to pay N500 to N25,000 to watch D’Tigers

Basketball fans expected to be inside the Indoor Sports Hall of the National Stadium in Lagos on Friday to watch the D’Tigers take part in the FIBA Men’s World Cup Qualifiers which hold on the 14th and 16th of September will pay between N500 and N25,000 for match tickets.
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Lagos to host 2019 Basketball World Cup qualifiers

Lagos has once again been picked as host of the 2019 FIBA Men’s World Cup qualifiers fourth round between September 14 and 16.

FIBA qualifiers: D’Tigers bank on Ike Diogu

Nigeria’s D’Tigers team will be relying on the quality and experience of team captain, Ike Diogu, when they file out for their FIBA Men’s World Cup qualifiers in Lagos.

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