NBBF celebrates as Ibekwe wins Arizona Women Player of the Decade award
The Nigeria Basketball Federation (NBBF) has showered encomiums on Ifunanya Ibekwe, who was recently voted University of Arizona Women Basketball best player in the last 10 years.
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...
Olumide Oyedeji cautions NBBF against bringing ‘mercenaries’ into national teams
Nigeria is one of the fastest rising nations in world basketball. Two years ago, the country became the first African country to get to the quarterfinals of the Women World Cup, while last year, the men’s team put up a fantastic...
NBBF scouts for new talents for national teams
Determined to put up great fights when the game resumes after the coronavirus induced break, the Nigeria Basketball Federation (NBBF) is preparing to co-opt top stars...
NBBF hails IOC’s decision to postpone 2020 Olympics
The Nigeria Basketball Federation (NBBF) has commended the International Olympics Committee’s (IOC) decision to postpone the Tokyo Summer Olympics for another one year as the world combat the coronavirus pandemic. In a statement issued by the NBBF President, Musa Kida, the federation commended the IOC for taking such a bold but difficult decision to postpone…
NBBF will not beg overseas-based stars to play for Nigeria, says Ogunade
The Nigeria Basketball Federation (NBBF) has debunked the story that the body has been begging overseas-based players, especially the Nigerian born Americans, to play for the men and women national teams at the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games.
Team Nigeria, Dare meet over Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games
Sports Minister, Sunday Dare will meet with heads of the various federations tomorrow to deliberate on the country’s participation at the Olympic Games billed for Tokyo in June.
NBBF thanks Buhari, Dare, fans over D’Tigress Tokyo 2020 qualification
The Nigeria Basketball Federation (NBBF) has traced the qualification of the D’Tigress to the immense support of the President Muhammadu Buhari, Minister of Youth and Sports, Sunday Dare and millions of Nigerian basketball lovers all over the world.
NBBF explains MFM, Air Warriors coaches’ presence in D’Tigress’ team to Serbia
The Nigeria Basketball Federation (NBBF) said it drafted coaches of Air Warriors of Abuja, Samson Sotuminu and MFM of Lagos Basketball Club, Aderemi Adewunmi to the technical crew of D’Tigress’ team to be exposed to the techniques of basketball.
NBBF shifts Division One league take-off
The Nigeria Basketball Federation has announced a slight shift of the commencement date for the Total Division One League earlier scheduled to start on the 20th of January.