NBBF sacks Vincent, picks Hughley as D’Tigress coach
The Nigeria Basketball Federation (NBBF) yesterday announced its decision to part ways with D’Tigress’ Coach, Sam Vincent, saying it has appointed Otis Hughley in his place.
NBBF sacks D’Tigress coach, Vincent
NBBF Media Officer, Afolabi Oni, in a statement on Friday said the decision was taken after extensive consultations and assessment of the team’s progress in camp ahead of the 2018 FIBA Women World Cup in Tenerife, Spain.
‘South East ready for Total/NBBF Division 2 zonal qualifiers’
The 10 teams billed to battle in Umuahia at the South East Zonal qualifiers have been charged to brace up for the competition, which jumps off on August 17 and ends on August 23. The 10 teams have also been assured of a conducive environment to exhibit their skills at the competition, where the best…
NBBF steps up plans for FIBA women world cup
The Nigeria Basketball Federation (NBBF) has said that the women national basketball team would begin training before the end of this month for the 18th edition of the Federation of International Basketball Associations (FIBA) Women World Cup holding in Tenerife, Canary Island, Spain from September 22 to 30.
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…
NBBF holds 2018 stakeholders meeting this week
As part of efforts to begin a new league season this year, the Nigeria Basketball Federation (NBBF) has finalised plans to meet with all the stakeholders on May 16 in Lagos and May 18 in Abuja, the federation has announced. The meeting, it said, is to deliberate on issues concerning the game.
‘FIBA will not ban NBBF over parallel league, leadership crisis’
The Nigeria Olympic Committee (NOC) is sure the ongoing league being managed by the Tijjani Umar faction of the Nigeria Basketball Federation (NBBF) would not in any way cause the Federation of International Basketball Association
NBBF and the danger of high stakes sports politics
In April 2017, the Nigeria Basketball Federation (NBBF) announced an unprecedented five-year $12million deal with Kwese TV to sponsor its Premier Basketball League. That deal, worth $2.2m annually, was the biggest single deal in Nigerian sport. Last week, the NBBF reportedly signed another two-year 60million Naira deal with TOTAL Nigeria for the Divisions One and…
Kwese Premier League tips off May 6
The Tijjani Umar faction of the Nigeria Basketball Federation (NBBF) has revealed that 2018 Kwese Premier League will commence on May 6 with the inauguration of a League Management Board to be headed by its Vice President and ex NBA player, Mr. Olumide Oyedeji. The 2018 season was preceded by a pre-season training for technical…
NBBF signs N60 million leagues’ deal with Total
The Nigeria Basketball Federation (NBBF) made a landmark achievement yesterday when it signed a N600 million sponsorship deal with oil giants, Total, which has now become...