2020 Olympic Games
NBBF celebrates as Ibekwe wins Arizona Women Player of the Decade award
The Nigeria Basketball Federation (NBBF) has showered encomiums on Ifunanya Ibekwe, who was recently voted University of Arizona Women Basketball best player in the last 10 years.
D’Tigress beat Mozambique 85-51, close to Tokyo 2020
Nigeria’s senior women basketball national team, D’Tigress took a bold step towards securing a 2020 Olympic Games ticket after recording a blowout victory against Mozambique, 85-51 points yesterday.
U-23 AFCON: Cote d’Ivoire beat 10-man Nigeria
Nigeria's U-23 Eagles, yesterday, lost 0-1 to Cote d’ Ivoire in their first Group B match of the 2019 CAF U-23 Total Africa Cup of Nations. The match was played at the Al Salaam Stadium in Cairo, Egypt.
Okparaebo inspires girl-child with free training, equipment
But for providence, Ezinne Okparaebo would have been a Nigerian sprinter, dominating the tracks in major international competitions for Africa’s most populous country. The lady, who has been among the world’s best sprinters for over 15 years, is seen as a trailblazer for her adopted country, Norway, for which she has won many international laurels.…