Nigeria to battle U.S., Serbia, Mozambique for Tokyo Olympics ticket
Reigning African Champions, Nigeria will face world number one, United States of America, Serbia and Mozambique in the battle for a spot at the 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo.
D’Tigress to face Japan, Brazil, Great Britain in 2020 Olympics Qualifiers
The senior women National Basketball team has been seeded in pot three alongside Japan, Brazil and Great Britain ahead of the draw ceremony for the 2020 Olympic Games qualifying tournament.
D’Tigress camp bubbles as more players arrive in Maputo
D’Tigress camp came alive oyesterday as players and coaches reported to their base in Maputo for the 2020 pre-Olympics qualifiers coming up in Mozambique from November 14 to 17.
‘Now, guys want to play for Nigeria’
Success in organised sport is a process. It doesn’t just happen. Most of the successful basketball-playing nations of the world have well-articulated programmes, which ensure that at every given period, they churn out talents for their various national teams.
D’Tigress, NBBF bag FIBA recognition, Dare lauds federation
Another feather was added to the already decorated cap of the Nigeria Basketball Federation (NBBF) in the wee hours of yesterday in China. The NBBF was recognized as the federation with the Most Improved Women Team between 2017 and 2019 at the plenary session of the FIBA Congress and Awards Ceremony, which took place in Beijing yesterday.
Nigeria’s D’Tigress rule Africa basketball against the odds
In its own right, the victory of the Nigeria women’s basketball team in Senegal is worthy of applause. However, as with most triumphs in Africa’s most populous country, the context of it makes it all the more remarkable.
Zenith Bank doles out cash reward to D’Tigress
Nigeria’s major sponsor of women basketball, Zenith Bank yesterday put smiles on the faces of the victorious women's national team, D’Tigress with cash awards top the ladies during a brief reception at its corporate headquarters.
D’Tigress beat Congo, qualify for semifinals
Nigeria’s women national team, D’Tigress continued their assured march to retain their title yesterday when they defeated Congo to qualify...
D’Tigress subdue Cameroon, meet Congo in today’s quarterfinals
Reigning African queens, D’Tigress of Nigeria yesterday in Dakar defeated Cameroun in their second game of Group B to book a quarterfinal date with Mali at the on-going FIBA Women Afrobasket holding in Senegal.
‘NBBF borrowed money to fund D’Tigress’ title defence’
The Nigeria Basketball Federation (NBBF) has declared that the body borrowed money from different sources to ensure the Nigeria women basketball team (D’Tigress) departed the country on Wednesday for the 2019 AfroBasket billed to dunk off in Senegal from August 10 to 18.