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President of FIBA Africa zone 3 Rtd Col Sam Ahmedu has advised Nigeria women basketball league champion Air warriors Basketball club of Abuja to try and ensure they make the trip for the Africa women basketball league champions cup which starts this weekend so as to prevent been slammed by FIBA Africa as talks of whether to or not to feature continue to gather pace.

Sam Ahmedu counsels Nigeria women basketball league champion Air Warriors

President of FIBA Africa zone 3 Rtd Col Sam Ahmedu has advised Nigeria women basketball league champion Air warriors Basketball club of Abuja to try and ensure they make the trip for the Africa women basketball league champions cup which starts this weekend so as to prevent been slammed by FIBA Africa as talks of whether to or not to feature continue to gather pace.
Amadu Musa Kida

D’Tigers, D’Tigress’ successes earn Musa Kida, Sam Ahmedu FIBA appointments

Nigeria has began to reap the rewards of D’Tigers and D’Tigress’ successes in international basketball with NBBF boss, Engineer Musa Kida and Sam Ahmedu getting appointment into top Federation of International Basketball Association, (FIBA) Committees.
Nigeria’s Minister of Youth and Sports Development, Mr. Sunday Dare, has held meeting with the chieftains of the Nigeria Football Federation in his resolve to sanitize the country’s football administration.

Minister tasks NBBF board members on more laurels

The Minister of Youth and Sports Development, Mr. Sunday Dare, met with the Executive Board of the Nigeria Basketball Federation led by Musa Kida in Abuja on Monday.
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

FIBA ranking: D’Tigers’ progress excite Musa Kida, Sam Ahmedu

The hierarchy of the Nigeria Basketball Federation (NBBF) is excited over the rise of the Men’s National Basketball team in the latest FIBA ranking which was released yesterday.
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.
President of the Nigeria Basketball Federation (NBBF) Engr. Musa Kida says he’s proud of the D’Tigers’ 2020 Olympics qualification feat bagged at the 2019 FIBA World Cup in China.

FIBA World Cup: I’m proud of D’Tigers’ feat in China – NBBF supremo

President of the Nigeria Basketball Federation (NBBF), Engr. Musa Kida, says he’s proud of the D’Tigers’ 2020 Olympics qualification feat bagged at the 2019 FIBA World Cup in China.
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Basketball has come to stay in Nigeria – NBBF supremo

The Nigeria Basketball Federation President, Engr Musa Kida, has assured Nigerians of more international laurels with what is left of the current board’s mandate.
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Musa Kida blames D’Tigers World Cup failure on complacency

With 3 wins in 4 games against Canada and Dominican Republic before beating Poland and Montenegro gave the D’tigers a sense of false belief heading into the first game against Russia according to NBBF chief, Engr Musa Kida.
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.
20 year old Josh Okogie who plays for Minnesota Timberwolves has expressed his enthusiasm in playing for Nigeria’s D’Tigers over the United States National team, saying the decision wasn’t a hard one as it was influenced by his passion in seeing the Nigeria’s team return to her past glory.

D’Tigers in disarray over lack of funds for FIBA World Cup

D’Tigers players, in their last phase of their camping in Lagos ahead of the 2019 FIBA World Cup in China, are distraught following the uncertainties surrounding their participation in the tournament tipping off 31 August 2019 in China.
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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.

Ndidi Madu: I cried when offered D’Tigress coaching position

D’Tigress assistant coach, Ndidi Madu, says it is a dream to return to Nigeria as a coach, barely two years after retiring from the sport at 29.

NBBF appoints officials for Zenith women basketball league

Ahead of the 2019 Zenith Women Basketball League sponsored by Zenith Bank tipping off on Friday, 26th of July, the Nigeria Basketball Federation (NBBF) has appointed referees, table officials, statisticians and Technical Commissioners for the four match venues.
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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.
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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.
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 hails Musa Kida-led Nigeria Basketball Federation

Nigeria’s Minister for Youths and Sports, Barrister Solomon Dalung, has hailed the Musa Kida led Nigeria Basketball Federation for their achievements since coming into office at the NBBF Annual General Meeting held in Abuja on Saturday.
Amadu Musa Kida

NBBF supremo Musa Kida vows to revamp the basketball league

Kida who made this known at the just concluded AGM over the weekend told brila.net that the premier league is part of their program and the plans will kick start in April or May in a professional way.

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Olympic Qualifiers: D’Tigress coach invites Murjanatu Musa, 13 others

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