Nigeria beats Mali 91-68 to win FIBA Afrobasket qualifiers’ Group D
Nigeria yesterday concluded the Rwanda 2020 FIBA Afrobasket qualifiers on a winning note, recording another emphatic 91-68 points victory over Mali.
NBBF sees positives in Nigeria’s dominance of FIBA/Africa top 10 players’ list
The Nigeria Basketball Federation (NBBF) believes the recent listing of D’Tigers’ Captain, Ike Diogu, Al Faroug and other Nigerians in the top 10 list of FIBA/Africa player...
Diogu, Aminu, Okogie, Jordan in as Nwora releases D’Tigers list
Finally, the list is here. The players expected to champion Africa’s best ever performance at the FIBA Men’s World Cup have been unveiled by D’Tigers head coach, Alex Nwora.
Diogu leads D’Tigers to Lagos as final phase of camping begins
Skipper Ike Diogu and his band of 15 D’Tigers have arrived in Lagos to continue their preparations for the China 2019 FIBA World Cup. The 15 players were the survivors of the United States’ camp, where 44 players trained and played some friendly games.
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...