FIBA World Cup
African champions, D’Tigress of Nigeria, will have to go through the proverbial eye of the needle to qualify for the 2022 FIBA Women World Cup.
For the first time in the history of the beautiful game, an African country is being rated among the medals prospects in global contest.
16 Sep 2019
Their victory in the final capped a stunning campaign for a squad considered among the rank outsiders when the 32-team tournament began.The Spaniards scored first and never relinquished the lead, relying on swarming interior defence and superior rebounding to snuff.....
12 Sep 2019
Holders, the United States suffered a shock 89 to 79 loss to France in the quarterfinals of the Basketball World Cup in China yesterday.
4 Sep 2019
Nigeria’s D’Tigers Wednesday crushed South Korea 108-66 in their last game of Group B to record their first win of the on-going FIBA Basketball World Cup in Wuhan, China. The win ensured that Africa’s top-ranked team advanced to the Classification Round in Beijing on the back of a 1-2 mark, while the Koreans conceded their…
3 Sep 2019
Inexperience and ill-luck came to play yesterday when Nigeria’s senior men’s basketball team faced Argentina in their second game of the on-going FIBA World Cup in China.
1 Sep 2019
Yesterday was a bad day for the country’s national male basketball team, D’Tigers, as the team went down gallantly to Russia in their opening group game at the on-going FIBA World Cup in China.
26 Aug 2019
Nigeria yesterday continued their impressive build up to the FIBA World Cup scheduled for China next week when D’Tigers beat Montenegro in the Peak Invitational tournament.Despite shooting to an 8-5 points lead in the opening minutes of the game....
23 Aug 2019
Nigeria’s senior men’s basketball national team, D’Tigers have arrived in China for the last phase of their FIBA World Cup preparation.
21 Aug 2019
Nigeria's men senior national basketball team, D’Tigers, left for China yesterday for the final phase of their 2019 FIBA World Cup preparation.
17 Mar 2019
D’Tigers have been drawn alongside Argentina, Russia and Korea in Group B of the 2019 FIBA World Cup for men holding in China between August 31 and September 15, 2019.
8 Mar 2019
Nigeria's national men’s basketball team, D’Tigers will know their opponents at the FIBA World Cup when the draw holds in Shenzhen, China on March 16, 2019.The team will be making their third appearance after a 12 -year absence since 2006.