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)
FIBA congratulates NBBF on World Cup qualification
The Federation of International Basketball Federations (FIBA) has congratulated the Nigeria Basketball Federation for being the first team in the world to qualify for the 2019 Men’s cup in China. In a letter addressed to the NBBF President, Musa Kida, FIBA Secretary General, Patrick Baumann said punching a ticket to the World Cup was not just…
Buhari congratulates history-making D'Tigress
President Muhammadu Buhari has congratulated Nigeria’s women basketball team, D’Tigress, who recorded their second -straight win at the ongoing FIBA Women’s World Cup in Spain with a hard-fought 75-70 victory over Argentina. Buhari, on his official twitter handle, @MBUHARI, posted the congratulatory message on Tuesday night. The President said the nation was proud of their…
D’Tigress to arrive in Lagos on Monday
The Women’s Senior National Basketball team will arrive in Lagos in the early hours of Monday for the second phase of preparations for the 2018 FIBA Women’s World Cup in Spain, the Nigerian Basketball Federation (NBBF) has revealed. After weeks of training in Atlanta, the team led by Hughley Otis will have their last training…
FIBA to hold Afro league workshop, referee course
The competition department of the Federation of Basketball Association (FIBA) has said the body will hold a workshop in the country for the newly introduced AFRO Basketball League.
NBBF laments effects of distractions on basketball development
The Nigeria Basketball Federation (NBBF) President, Ahmadu Musa Kida has revealed that the factional crisis dogging the federation has affected its developmental efforts since it came into office. Speaking at the NBBF Atlantic Conference’s stakeholders meeting at the indoor sports hall of the National Stadium, Lagos on Wednesday, Kida said his board would have achieved greater heights after…
FIBA nullifies NBBF elections, orders fresh polls
After about eight months of crisis, the Federation of International Basketball Associations (FIBA) yesterday called for fresh elections into the board of the Nigeria Basketball Federation (NBBF).
FIBA team to release verdict on NBBF crisis on March 10
The three-man Federation of international Basketball Association (FIBA) delegation on the Nigeria crisis ended its fact-finding tour of the country in Lagos yesterday with a promise to release its verdict on March 10.
FIBA writes NBBF, shifts deadline for reconciliation to February
The Federation of International Basketball Associations (FIBA) has said it would not ban Nigeria or compel the country to hold fresh elections into the board...
NBBF sure recent achievements will save it from FIBA sanction
Newly elected president of the Nigeria Basketball Federation (NBBF), Musa Kida has declared that the recent achievements of D’Tigress, D’Tigers and the junior basketball teams...