Nigeria Basketball Federation
D’Tigress begin final preparations with Puerto Rico, Serbia, Belgium friendlies
Nigeria’s preparation for a successful outing in the women basketball event at the forthcoming Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games has entered the final stretch with three grade A friendlies lined up for D’Tigress.
We’re putting structures in place for efficient basketball leagues, says Kida
President of the Nigeria Basketball Federation (NBBF), Engr. Ahmadu Musa Kida, has disclosed that the federation is working to ensure that the Premier Basketball League, Zenith Women’s League
Mike Brown arrives in Kigali, players in today
FIBA lists Ahmedu, two others as match officials D’Tigers’ Coach, Mike Brown, has arrived in Kigali, Rwanda ahead of the 2021 AfroBasket qualifiers billed to hold from November 27 to 29. Coach Brown, who touched down on Saturday night, was accompanied by one of his assistants, Kuester John, a former Detroit Pistons coach. Leader of…
‘Tokyo 2020 teams still open to eligible Nigerians’
The Nigeria Basketball Federation (NBBF) has revealed that the doors of the senior men and women national teams, which are billed to play at next year’s Olympic Games in Tokyo, Japan, are still open
Nile University Abuja wins Division Two Basketball League
Nile University Abuja on Saturday won the 2019 Total National Division Two Basketball League concluded at the Indoor Sports Hall of the National Stadium, Lagos.
NBBF moves Atlantic Conference to Ilorin, clubs get seven-day grace for registration
The Atlantic Conference of the men’s basketball Premier League, earlier scheduled to hold in Lagos, would now take place in Ilorin, the Nigeria Basketball Federation (NBBF) has revealed. The federation has also disclosed that registration for the season has been extended by seven days
D’Tigress, NBBF bag FIBA recognition, Dare lauds federation
Another feather was added to the already decorated cap of the Nigeria Basketball Federation (NBBF) in the wee hours of yesterday in China. The NBBF was recognized as the federation with the Most Improved Women Team between 2017 and 2019 at the plenary session of the FIBA Congress and Awards Ceremony, which took place in Beijing yesterday.
Players relaxed over final squad list, says Nnamdi
Playing in the FIBA World Cup is one of the best things that can happen to a basketball player. Nigeria is currently preparing for the China 2019 FIBA World Cup, which is five days away, but the composition of the final team is still unknown to the players.
Funds threaten D’Tigers World Cup campaign
D’Tigers’ earlier scheduled trip to China in continuation of their preparation for the FIBA World Cup may have suffered a setback over the paucity of funds, as the Nigeria Basketball Federation continues in its struggle to make money available.
‘NBBF borrowed money to fund D’Tigress’ title defence’
The Nigeria Basketball Federation (NBBF) has declared that the body borrowed money from different sources to ensure the Nigeria women basketball team (D’Tigress) departed the country on Wednesday for the 2019 AfroBasket billed to dunk off in Senegal from August 10 to 18.