Nigeria qualifies for China 2019 FIBA World Cup, beats CAR 114-69
Following their 114 to 69 victory over Central Africa Republic in the on-going FIBA 2019 Africa World Cup qualifier taking place in Lagos, Nigeria men’s basketball team became the first official team to book their ticket for the China 2019 World Cup.
D’Tigers beat Cote d’Ivoire in opening game
The country’s men’s senior national basketball team, D’ Tigers on Friday night defeated Cote d’Ivoire 84-73 in their first game of the ongoing Fourth Quarter FIBA 2019 World Cup...
Diogu blames conflicting schedule for 2015 D’Tigers stars’ absence
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. Diogu dispelled rumours of conflicts between the players and the Nigeria Basketball Federation (NBBF) as reasons for their continued absence, saying the players remained…
Nwora sure D’Tigers will pick Africa’s ticket to Paris
Head coach of the men’s national senior basketball team, Alex Nwora is banking on hard work and better team chemistry to improve the chances of his team qualifying for the FIBA 2019 World Cup.
Coach counts on Ike Diogu’s experience to give Nigeria victory
Coach of D’Tigers, Alex Nwora, has said he will be relying on the quality leadership and experience of team captain, Ike Diogu, for a successful prosecution of the 2019 FIBA Men’s World Cup qualification, as the second phase of the African qualifiers dunk off in Lagos on June 28.
D’Tigers continue flawless journey to China
Expectations are high as D’Tigers, led by seasoned head coach, Alex Nwora, returned to the country to continue their perfect start on the road to China. The match is scheduled for the National Stadium, Surulere between June 29 and July 1. Nigeria’s national basketball team joined FIBA in 1964. Due to the steady increase in…
Mbamalu, Diogu, Aminu, top list of players for FIBA 2019 World Cup qualifiers
Mbamalu Bryant and D’Tigers’ team captain, Diogu Ikechukwu are among top players listed for this month’s FIBA 2019 World Cup qualifiers billed to dunk off in Lagos. Among the new returnees...
D’Tigers off to Philippines for 3x3 FIBA World Cup
Nigeria’s senior men’s national 3x3 team left Lagos yesterday for the 2018 FIBA 3x3 World Cup holding in Philippines between June 8 and 12. The four-man team, which departed from the Murtala Mohammed International Airport aboard a Qatar Airways flight, was led out by the Director of 3x3 Nigeria, Frank Jituboh.
Commonwealth Games: D’Tigers lose to Australia for third straight loss
The Nigerian men’s national basketball team, D’Tigers, on Monday lost 55-97 to hosts Australia at the on-going Commonwealth Games in Gold Coast.The result meant D’Tigers finished bottom of Pool A with three straight losses, against New Zealand, Canada and Australia.
Commonwealth Games: D’Tigers lose 67-82 to Canada
The Canadian national basketball team on Saturday defeated the Nigerian national male basketball team, D’Tigers, 82-67 points at the ongoing Commonwealth Games in Gold Coast, Australia.
D’Tigers suffer defeat against New Zealand at Commonwealth Games
Nigeria’s male basketball team, D’Tigers, yesterday fell to New Zealand 65 points to 110 in their first game at the on-going Commonwealth Games in Australia. New Zealand dominated and won all the quarters on a night that the Ike Diogu captained side will want to forget in a hurry. The Nigerians will now focus on…