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D’Tigers head coach Alex Nwora has called up Nanterre Basketball of France player, Aminu Alade, and Lawal Olaseni of Scandone AV of Italy to his squad for this month’s 2019 FIBA World Cup qualifiers in Lagos.
Nigeria is to open Camp in Lagos on June 19 for this month’s FIBA World Cup African Qualifiers according to fillers from the Nigeria Basketball Federation, NBBF.
Diogu is joined by other foreign-based stars like Uchenna Iroegbu, Olatunji Olalekan Graham and Ofoegbu Uchechi Chima (all USA) as well as Philippines based Orizu Prince Ifeanyi.
Nigeria’s D’Tigers have emerged the leaders of Group B of the first round of the 2019 FIBA World Cup Africa Qualifiers after beating host nation Mali 82-59 in their third game of the series in Bamako on Sunday.
Nigeria’s D’Tigers continued their impressive showing in the 2019 FIBA World Cup Africa Qualifiers on Friday in Mali with a 108-53 victory over Rwanda in their second game of the tournament.
Nigeria’s men’s senior basketball team D’Tigers have commenced their 2019 FIBA World Cup African qualifiers on a good note, beating Uganda 102-86 on Friday in Mali.
The Nigerian Basketball Federation (NBBF) has released a provisional list for the 2019 FIBA World Cup qualifiers.
D’Tigers star Jeleel Akindele is convinced the Nigerian team will qualify for the 2019 FIBA Basketball World Cup.
Borne out of the determination to make a statement at the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia, the Minister of Youth and Sports Barrister Solomon Dalung has appealed to the National Assembly to appropriate sufficient funds for sports in the 2018 budget.
Adamu Kuta, coach of Niger Potters basketball club, says the lingering leadership crisis in the Nigeria Basketball Federation will not stall the progress of the country’s national teams.
President Muhammadu Buhari has congratulated the national female basketball team, D’Tigress, for winning the 2017 FIBA Women’s Afrobasket tournament in Mali and qualifying for the 2018 FIBA Women’s Basketball World Cup in Spain.
Nigeria’s women basketball national team coach Sam Vincent has said that there will be a lot of improvement in the team before the 2018 FIBA World Cup in Spain.
The team Manager of the Nigeria’s D’Tigress, Mfon Udoka, has urged the coach Sam Vincent to scout for taller forwards and centres as the team prepare for the 2018 FIBA World Cup in Spain.
Germany crashed to a shock 1-0 defeat to Mexico in their opening World Cup match in Moscow on Sunday.
Iceland’s dream World Cup debut may have gotten them a point against two-time champions Argentina, but Aron Gunnarsson and his teammates are already putting that result behind them as they move on to the challenge of Nigeria.
Mexico football fans are believed to have caused a minor earthquake as they celebrated their team's shock win over Germany at the World Cup.
Mario Balotelli would be well suited to a move to Marseille according to agent Mino Raiola, who said the Italian striker can "marry well with the Marseillais mentality".
Manchester United midfielder Paul Pogba claims he has gone from "the biggest transfer in the world to the most criticised player in the world".
An al Qaeda affiliate in Mali has released a video of a French aid worker and a Colombian nun kidnapped in separate incidents in 2016 and 2017, according to SITE Intelligence Group.
David de Gea remains “world class” in the eyes of Spain team-mate Nacho, with a rare mistake which gifted Cristiano Ronaldo a goal in a 3-3 draw with Portugal quickly shrugged off.
The average price per litre paid by consumers for petrol decreased by 0.8 per cent to N150.2 in May 2018 from the N151.4 recorded for April 2018, the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) has said.
No fewer than five persons have reportedly lost their lives, while over 30 others were hospitalised in Lokoja and Dekina local government areas of Kogi State within a week by the cholera outbreak across the state.
Manchester City are set to dominate Premier League competition for years to come, says Bacary Sagna, with Champions League success also only a matter of time.