NBBF sure D’Tigers will excel as Nigeria battles Uganda tomorrow
The Nigeria Basketball Federation (NBBF) is optimistic that the men’s national basketball team, D’Tigers, which is preparing for tomorrow’s opening game against Uganda in the 2019 World Cup qualifying series in Mali, will do the nation proud. The NBBF disclosed the the home-based players that left for Mali last week and their overseas-based counterparts, have intensified their…
Leadership crisis will not affect Nigeria’s performance, says NBBF
The Nigeria Basketball Federation (NBBF) says it has put structures in place to ensure that the leadership crisis affecting the federation does not rub off negatively on the players invited for the 2018 FIBA World Cup qualifiers. The African qualifiers for the World Cup begin in Bamako, Mali on February 23. NBBF board member, Colonel…
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.
There is no crises in Nigerian basketball, Dalung tells FIBA
Youth and Sports Minister, Solomon Dalung yesterday told officials of the International Basketball Federation (FIBA), who are in the country on a fact-finding mission...
NBBF calls 20 to camp for Commonwealth Games preparation
THE Nigeria Basketball Federation (NBBF) has extended invitation to 20 players for the first phase of this year’s Commonwealth Games camping screening exercise slated for January 5, in Lagos.
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...
NOC waits on NBBF to reach resolution as FIBA’s November 30 deadline looms
The Nigeria Olympic Committee (NOC) has revealed that the internal wrangling between the current Nigerian Basketball Federation (NBBF) president, Musa Kida and his predecessor, Tijani Umar has not been resolved with the November 30 deadline....
FIBA disqualifies Rivers Hoopers, Gombe Bulls defeat Civil Defenders
Rivers Hoopers have been disqualified from the ongoing FIBA Africa Champions Cup Zone 3 qualifiers, which dunked off in Lagos at the weekend.
NBBF targets qualification for Tokyo 2020 Olympics 3x3 events
The President of the Nigeria Basketball Federation, Musa Kida is excited at the prospect of Nigeria participating in the FIBA 3x3 event at the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games.