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…
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.
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…
Commonwealth Games: D’Tigers suffer 65-110 shock defeat to New Zealand
The Nigerian national basketball team, D’Tigers, were defeated on Friday by New Zealand in their first men’s preliminary round match at the on-going Commonwealth Games holding in Gold Coast, Australia.
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…
Diogu, Mbamalu top NBBF’s 18-man list for 2019 World Cup qualifiers
D’Tigers’ Captain, Ike Diogu, who plays for China’s Schun Blue Whales and Bryant Mbamalu of CD Vildivia, Chile are among the top 18 players in Nigeria’s provisional...
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...