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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.

NBBF: D’Tigress can shock the world

The President of the Nigeria Basketball Federation, Eng. Musa Kida, strongly believes that the Women’s Senior National team will fly the country’s flag high and give a good representation of Africa when the 2018 World Cup tips off in Spain.

World Cup: We need extra focus to excel – D’Tigress

D’Tigress point guard Kalu Ezinne has demanded extra focus from her team mates as they start the second phase of their camping in Lagos today in preparation for the 2018 FIBA Women’s World Cup.

Ike Diogu: No Rift between NBBF and D’Tigers

D’Tigers’ Captain, Ike Diogu, has blamed the conflicting schedule of the FIBA international calendar for the continued absence of members of the 2015 Afrobasket winning side from the national team fold.
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NBBF sacks D’Tigress coach Sam Vincent for abandoning team

The Nigeria Basketball Federation has ended its relationship with the Head Coach of the Senior Women’s Basketball team, Sam Vincent.
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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.

NBBF invites 28 players ahead 2018 FIBA World Cup in Spain

The Nigeria Basketball Federation (NBBF) has called up 28 players to begin camping ahead of the 2018 FIBA Women’s World Cup coming up in Spain in September.

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.

FIBA World Cup Qualifiers: D’Tigers to open camp June 19

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.

NBBF: No faction in Nigerian basketball

The Nigeria Basketball Federation has emphasized that there are no other factions guiding the country’s basketball other than the Musa Kida-led board.

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