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15 Jul 2021
The adoption initiative of the Federal Ministry of Youth and Sports Development yielded even more fruits on Wednesday as three Nigerian commercial banks donated $200,000 (about ₦100 million) to jointly adopt the national men’s basketball team, D’Tigers, and their women’s counterpart, D’Tigress, ahead of their participation at the fast-approaching Tokyo Olympic Games. The ministry noted…
15 Jul 2021
Despite losing heavily to Australia in an exhibition match in the United States yesterday, D’Tigers and their women counterparts, D’Tigress, have been tipped to win medals at the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games if given a level-playing field.
14 Jul 2021
For the first time in the history of the beautiful game, an African country is being rated among the medals prospects in global contest.
13 Jul 2021
Sports betting organisations the world over have reacted to Nigeria’s D’Tigers’ victories over the United States and Argentina by improving the odds of the Nigerian D'Tigers' chances of winning the men's basketball event of the Tokyo Olympics. Nigeria’s men’s basketball team, prior to last weekend’s shock 90-87 win over the world’s top basketball nation, were…
13 Jul 2021
Nigeria’s Minister of Youth and Sports Development, Sunday Dare, has again congratulated the country’s men’s basketball team, D'Tigers, after their 94-71 blowout of Argentina in a Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games preparatory match that has further boosted the possibility of Nigeria winning an Olympic Games medal in basketball. D’Tigers continued their preparation for the forthcoming Tokyo…
11 Jul 2021
Nigeria stunned the United States in a pre-Olympic match on Saturday night in a game described as “one of the great upsets in international basketball history”. The 90-87 defeat, which came nine years after the former African champions lost by 83 points to the US at the 2012 Olympics in London, handed the Americans their…
7 Jul 2021
Team Captain, Ike Diogu, and the Aminu brothers, Al Farouq and Alade, are some of the prominent names missing in a 15-man provisional list released by D’Tigers’ Head Coach, Mike Brown, yesterday.
23 Jun 2021
With an eye on a podium performance at the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games, which begins next month, the men’s senior national basketball team, D’Tigers, have invited 49 players to begin final preparations for the global fiesta.
29 May 2021
D’Tigers will face Kenya, Mali and Cote d’Ivoire in Group C of the 2021 FIBA Afrobasket to be hosted by Rwanda.
24 Feb 2021
Latest D’Tigers debutant, Chima Moneke, is excited about what the future holds for him and the team following their qualification for the 2021 FIBA Afrobasket championship.
23 Feb 2021
The race to represent Nigeria in the basketball event of the forthcoming Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games is getting hot as about 70 players are vying for the few slots available.
19 Feb 2021
Nigeria continued its dominance on the continent with another emphatic 64-51 points win over Rwanda at the ongoing 2021 FIBA Afrobasket qualifiers in Tunisia.

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