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FIBA Afrobasket

30 Sep
Nigeria Basketball Federation’s (NBBF) Caretaker Committee Chairman, Musa Kida, has praised the courage and determination of the D’Tigress, who recently retained the FIBA Afrobasket crown in Cameroun.
28 Sep
Fresh from their latest victory at the just-concluded FIBA Afrobasket for Women held in Yaounde, Cameroon, Nigeria’s women basketball national team, D’Tigress, returned to the country yesterday
26 Jan
The Nigeria Men’s National Basketball team (D’ Tigers) camping for the final FIBA AfroBasket 2021 qualifiers slated to hold in Monastir, Tunisia, will open in the second week of February. The competition will hold from February 17 to 21.
1 Aug 2019
D’Tigress Head Coach, Otis Hughley is confident that his team has chances of successfully defending their FIBA Afrobasket title when the competition gets underway on August 9, 2019.
31 Jul 2019
An eighth-place finish at the 2017 FIBA Women’s AfroBasket in Mali for Cameroon was unexpected and many fans will presume the ‘Lionesses,’ who finished second four years ago, as they hosted the continental showpiece, will head to Senegal for the 2019 expedition with great ambitions, reports
17 Sep 2017
Defending Champions, D’Tigers of Nigeria, yesterday, lost 77-65 points to hosts, Tunisia, in this year’s FIBA Afrobasket Men Championship...


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