Stan Okoye targets Olympics, 2022 Afrobasket glory
As one of the senior members of the current D’Tigers squad, Spain-based Stanley Okoye has set his target at a possible podium finish at next year’s Olympic Games in Tokyo, Japan.
D’Tigers team captain, Diogu eyes retirement
Captain of the Senior Men’s National Team, Ike Diogu has revealed that he would end his journey with the D’Tigers team next year.In a chat with NBBF Media, the 2017 Afrobasket Most Valuable Player started that his journey...
D’Tigers to battle Mali, Rwanda, Algeria in 2021 Afrobasket qualifier
D’Tigers will compete in Group D alongside Mali, Rwanda and Algeria for a place in the 2021 FIBA Afrobasket Championship.
D’Tigers now 23rd best team in world basketball rankings
Nigeria has moved up 10 places to the 23rd spot in the latest FIBA ranking released after the 2019 men’s basketball World Cup in China. D’Tigers, who became the first country in the world to qualify for the World Cup, won three games and lost two during the competition to finish 17th out of the 32 participating teams.
Buhari congratulates D’Tigers qualifying for Olympics 2020
President Muhammadu Buhari has joined Nigerians and Basketball fans all over the world in celebrating D’Tigers for a successful outing at FIBA World Cup 2019, defeating China, 86-73, and securing a place for Olympics 2020.
D’Tigers beat hosts, qualify for Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games
Nigeria achieved one part of her mission at the on-going FIBA World Cup in China yesterday when they beat the hosts 86 to 73 to qualify for the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games.
D'Tigers inch closer to Olympics after beating Cote d'Ivoire
Nigeria's men basketball team, D'Tigers defeated Cote d'Ivoire at the classification round 83-66 at the FIBA World Cup to move closer to Olympics qualification. Nnamdi Vincent led D'Tigers in scoring with 15 points, shooting 33.3% from threes while Al-Farouq Aminu followed with 13 points, seven rebounds and four assists. Deon Thompson reinforced his importance to the…
FIBA World Cup: D’Tigers rip Koreans apart to seal first win
Nigeria’s D’Tigers Wednesday crushed South Korea 108-66 in their last game of Group B to record their first win of the on-going FIBA Basketball World Cup in Wuhan, China. The win ensured that Africa’s top-ranked team advanced to the Classification Round in Beijing on the back of a 1-2 mark, while the Koreans conceded their…