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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 reaffirms Musa Kida NBBF president

The Federation of International Basketball Association (FIBA) has reaffirmed Engineer Musa Kida as the sole President of the Nigeria Basketball Federation (NBBF).

National Division 1 Basketball League kicks off November 27

The Nigeria Basketball Federation has announced that the Total National Division 1 League will start on the 27th of November 2018.

Basketball: Civil Defenders, Rivers Hoopers pick Continental tickets

Civil Defenders of Abuja and Rivers Hoopers Basketball Clubs have both emerged as Nigeria’s representatives for the 2018 FIBA Africa Club Championship.

NBBF crisis: Gombe Bulls, Kwara Falcons drag Musa Kida-led board to court

The Gombe Bulls Basketball Club and Kwara Falcons Basketball Club have dragged the factional Nigeria Basketball Federation, NBBF Board led by Musa Kida to an Abuja High Court.
Group Managing Director-Chief Executive Officer of Zenith Bank, Peter Amangbo, has assured the Nigeria Basketball Federation (NBBF) that the bank will continue to support women basketball in the country.

Peter Amangbo promises more support as First Bank retains title

Group Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer of Zenith Bank, Peter Amangbo, has assured the Nigeria Basketball Federation (NBBF) that the bank will continue to support women basketball in the country.
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Zenith Bank Women’s Basketball League final takes centre stage

The 14th 2018 annual Zenith Bank Basketball League ends today with the final of the Final Six competition at the Sports Hall of the National Stadium, Lagos.

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.

Solomon Dalung expresses shock over FIBA scribe’s demise

The Honorable Minister of Youth and Sports, Barrister Solomon Dalung, has described the death of FIBA Secretary-General and IOC member, Patrick Baumann, as unbelievable and shocking.

Basketball federation shifts attention to domestic scene

President of the Nigeria Basketball Federation, Musa Kida, has stated that attention will go to the grassroots and various domestic leagues being organised by the federation after the 2018 World Cup heroics of the D’Tigress and Nigeria’s World Cup qualification for China 2019 with three games to spare.
President Muhammadu Buhari has congratulated Nigeria’s women basketball team, D’Tigress, who recorded their second -straight win at the ongoing FIBA Women’s World Cup in Spain with a hard-fought 75-70 victory over Argentina.

D’Tigress: I want quarter final ticket as birthday gift – Solomon Dalung

The Minister of Youth and Sports Development, Solomon Dalung, has called on the senior Women’s basketball team the D’Tigress to give him a birthday gift of a FIBA World Cup quarterfinal ticket.
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FIBA Women’s World Cup: Minister Dalung charges D’Tigress to go for gold!

The Minister of Youth and Sports, Barrister Solomon Dalung, has charged the D’Tigress to go for gold and compete clean when hostilities commence at the FIBA Women’s Basketball World Cup on Saturday, September 22, in Tenerife, Spain.

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.

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.

Ikechukwu Nwamu: D’Tigers ready for FIBA World Cup qualifiers

D’Tigers guard Ikechukwu Nwamu has said the team are ready for the next phase of the 2019 FIBA World Cup qualifiers starting on Friday at the National Stadium, Lagos.

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.”

NBBF chief tips D’Tigress to shine at World Cup

The President of the Nigeria Basketball Federation (NBBF), Musa Kida, strongly believes that the women’s senior national team, D’Tigress, will fly the country’s flag high and give a good representation of Africa when the 2018 World Cup serves off in Spain.

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