D’Tigress captain, Akhator thrilled with NSA double awards
D’Tigress captain, Evelyn Akhator has described her double awards at this year’s Nigerian Sports Awards as amazing. The professional basketball athlete, who plays for the Turkish side Besiktas, stole the show by winning both the Basketball Player ....
D’Tigers, D’Tigress arrive in Lomé for 2018 FIBA 3x3 Africa Cup
The men and women’s national teams arrived in Lomé, Togo yesterday for the 2018 FIBA 3x3 Africa Cup, which begins this weekend.The men’s team captained by Azuoma Dike (Kano Pillars) is made up of Abdul Yahaya (Kano Pillars), Lucky Subel (Kano Pillars) and Godwin David (Kano Pillars)
NBBF shifts attention to local scene after World Cup heroics
For many wondering what comes next after the 2018 World Cup heroics of the D’Tigress, the President of the Nigeria Basketball Federation (NBBF), Musa Kida has assured that attention will now be shifted to the grassroots and various domestic leagues being organised by the federation. Kida told NBBF media that to ensure the sustainability of…
D’Tigress emerge highest climbers in latest FIBA ranking
D’Tigress have moved up 15 places in the latest FIBA Women’s ranking to 19th spot in the world after their 2018 World Cup heroics.At the last world cup, Nigeria became the first African team to win more than 1 game in a single World Cup tournament, and also advance to the quarterfinals of the competition.
FIBA Ranking: D’Tigress emerge highest climbers, now placed 19th
D’Tigress have moved up 15 places in the latest FIBA Women’s ranking to 19th spot in the world after their 2018 World Cup heroics. At the last world cup, Nigeria became the first African team to win more than one game in a single World Cup tournament and also advance to the quarter finals of…
D’Tigress walk tall despite heavy defeat to USA
Nigeria’s female basketball team, D’Tigress, were inflicted a heavy defeat of 71-40 by World No 1, USA, in their quarterfinal game at the on-going FIBA World Championship in Spain yesterday, but the Nigerians bowed out with their heads high.
Valiant D'Tigress fall to USA in FIBA Women's World Cup quarterfinal
After winning the first quarter, D' Tigress succumbed to a resurgent USA in the quarter-final of the FIBA Women's W0rld Cup in Tenerife, Spain. The United States of America's women basketball team shook off an inauspicious start to qualify for the semi-final with a 71-40 win over D'Tigress. Ezinne Kalu led D'Tigress with eight points,…
AFA remembers early days as D’Tigress battle U.S.
Nigeria’s rise in women basketball is not a happenstance. The victory over Greece on Wednesday that put the D’Tigress into the quarterfinals of the on-going FIBA Women World Cup in Tenerife...
D’Tigress’ fairy-tale run continues as Nigeria downs Greece to qualify for quarterfinals
Nigeria’s D’Tigress yesterday continued their Cinderella run in the ongoing FIBA Women Basketball World Cup with Greece their latest victim.
D'Tigress into quarterfinal after dramatic end against Greece
It was a tense, pulsating, yet thrilling end to the match at Santa Cruz de Tenerife. D'Tigress clinched a quarter final berth with the slimmest of margins in the quarterfinal qualifying fixture against Greece. Despite Greece leading into the final 20 seconds of the game, Nigeria battled to the dramatic finish. Three seconds to the…