D’Tigress to arrive in Lagos on Monday
The Women’s Senior National Basketball team will arrive in Lagos in the early hours of Monday for the second phase of preparations for the 2018 FIBA Women’s World Cup in Spain, the Nigerian Basketball Federation (NBBF) has revealed. After weeks of training in Atlanta, the team led by Hughley Otis will have their last training…
FIBA to hold Afro league workshop, referee course
The competition department of the Federation of Basketball Association (FIBA) has said the body will hold a workshop in the country for the newly introduced AFRO Basketball League.
NBBF laments effects of distractions on basketball development
The Nigeria Basketball Federation (NBBF) President, Ahmadu Musa Kida has revealed that the factional crisis dogging the federation has affected its developmental efforts since it came into office. Speaking at the NBBF Atlantic Conference’s stakeholders meeting at the indoor sports hall of the National Stadium, Lagos on Wednesday, Kida said his board would have achieved greater heights after…
FIBA nullifies NBBF elections, orders fresh polls
After about eight months of crisis, the Federation of International Basketball Associations (FIBA) yesterday called for fresh elections into the board of the Nigeria Basketball Federation (NBBF).
FIBA team to release verdict on NBBF crisis on March 10
The three-man Federation of international Basketball Association (FIBA) delegation on the Nigeria crisis ended its fact-finding tour of the country in Lagos yesterday with a promise to release its verdict on March 10.
FIBA writes NBBF, shifts deadline for reconciliation to February
The Federation of International Basketball Associations (FIBA) has said it would not ban Nigeria or compel the country to hold fresh elections into the board...
NBBF sure recent achievements will save it from FIBA sanction
Newly elected president of the Nigeria Basketball Federation (NBBF), Musa Kida has declared that the recent achievements of D’Tigress, D’Tigers and the junior basketball teams...
D’Tigresses draw Mozambique, Senegal, Egypt, Guinea
The Nigerian ladies, who were bronze medallists in the 2015 edition, were incidentally in the same group with Senegal who they beat but lost in the crucial semifinal to Cameroun. They however, beat the 2013 champions, Angola for the bronze.
Zone Three champions, First Bank, enter camp for finals
There is no rest for FIBA Africa Zone Three champions, First Bank Basketball, who are expected to begin preparation for the finals, which comes up in Mozambique next month.