Mbamalu, Diogu, Aminu ready for African challenge
Captain Ike Diogu, Bryant Mbamalu, Al-Farouq Aminu and Ikechukwu Nwamu are among the Nigerian stars that have arrived in Lagos for the FIBA World Cup qualifying competition, which will see D’Tigers battling with Senegal, Cote d’Ivoire and Central African Republic for a pass to the Mundo du Coupe.
Diogu blames conflicting schedule for 2015 D’Tigers stars’ absence
D’Tigers captain, Ike Diogu has blamed the conflicting schedule of the FIBA international calendar for the continued absence of members of the 2015 Afrobasket winning side from the national team fold. Diogu dispelled rumours of conflicts between the players and the Nigeria Basketball Federation (NBBF) as reasons for their continued absence, saying the players remained…
Coach counts on Ike Diogu’s experience to give Nigeria victory
Coach of D’Tigers, Alex Nwora, has said he will be relying on the quality leadership and experience of team captain, Ike Diogu, for a successful prosecution of the 2019 FIBA Men’s World Cup qualification, as the second phase of the African qualifiers dunk off in Lagos on June 28.
Ike Diogu leads Nigeria’s 12-man Commonwealth Games roster
Captain Ike Diogu, home-based quartet of Azuoma Dike, Abdul Yahaya, Dung Eli Abraham and Musa Usman are among the players chosen by Coach Alex Nwora to defend Nigeria’s honour at the forthcoming Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games. The team is peopled by six foreign and six home-based players.
Diogu, Mbamalu top NBBF’s 18-man list for 2019 World Cup qualifiers
D’Tigers’ Captain, Ike Diogu, who plays for China’s Schun Blue Whales and Bryant Mbamalu of CD Vildivia, Chile are among the top 18 players in Nigeria’s provisional...