NBBF celebrates D’Tigress’ passage to Tokyo 2020 qualification tournament
The Nigeria Basketball Federation (NBBF) is in festive mood following Nigerian women national team’s passage to the Tokyo 2020 Olympics qualification tournament at the weekend.
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.
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.
D’Tigress beat Senegal, retain FIBA Women Afrobasket title
Nigeria yesterday defeated Senegal 60 to 55 to retain the FIBA Women Afrobasket title in Dakar.
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...
‘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.
Paucity of funds threatens D’Tigress’ African title defence
African champions, D’Tigress of Nigeria are programmed to depart Lagos for Dakar today, but that plan is now doubtful, as the Nigeria Basketball Federation (NBBF) is yet to raise the needed fund to execute the trip.