Nigeria Basketball Federation
‘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
D’Tigress’ funds won’t hinder campaign, NBBF assures
The Nigeria Basketball Federation (NBBF) has stated that the country’s female national team, the D’Tigress, would not suffer paucity of funds, as the team opens camp
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.
Nwora releases D’Tigers’ preliminary World Cup list
After two weeks of scouting, Nigeria’s senior national basketball team’s Head Coach, Alex Nwora has released a 44-man preliminary roster ahead of the 2019 FIBA Men’s World Cup in China. The camping, which will commence on July 7, 2019 in Erie Community College, Buffalo, U.S., will include D’Tigers captain, Ike Diogu, Ben Uzoh, Ike Iroegbu,…
Zenith Bank women’s league not all comers affair, says NBBF
The Nigeria Basketball Federation (NBBF) has disclosed that it decided to increase the number of clubs in the 2019 Zenith Bank Women’s Basketball League, which dunks off on July 1, because the current female league does not have lower divisions from where clubs could be promoted to the Premier Division like their male counterparts. Speaking…
NBBF opens Zenith Women Basketball League door to more clubs
The Nigeria Basketball Federation (NBBF) has called on interested individuals and corporate bodies to apply for slots in the Zenith Bank sponsored Women’s Basketball League, ahead of the 2019 league session, which dunks off on July 1. The NBBF said after its board meeting in Lagos on Monday that in line with the mission statement…