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18 Aug 2019
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.
9 Aug 2019
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.
25 Jul 2019
The sole sponsor of the annual Women Basketball League, Zenith Bank, has expressed delight over the growth of the game in the past 15 years of the outfit’s sponsorship.
28 Jun 2019
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,…
22 Jun 2019
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…
19 Jun 2019
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…
6 May 2019
Nigeria's national basketball team, D’Tigers will begin the final phase of their preparation for the 2019 FIBA World Cup with grade A friendlies against Dominican Republic and Canada. According to the Nigeria Basketball Federation (NBBF), D’Tigers will play a two-legged game against Dominican Republic in Santo Domingo between July 19 and 25 before playing Canada…
1 Jan 2019
The Nigeria Basketball Federation (NBBF) has called on its stakeholders to brace up for another rollercoaster ride in 2019, saying it is as ready for another successful foray in the international game. Despite landmark achievements in 2018, the NBBF believes that 2019 will be better. According to NBBF President, Musa Kida, “the 2018 achievements were…
22 Oct 2018
The Nigeria Basketball Federation (NBBF) has disclosed that its women league, sponsored by Zenith Bank plc., will tip off on October 28 in an abridged fashion. The NBBF said in a statement yesterday that the abridger format became due to the short window before the FIBA Africa Zone 3 Club Championship’s zonal elimination starting in…
10 Oct 2018
For many wondering what comes next after the 2018 World Cup heroics of the D’Tigress, the President of the Nigeria Basketball Federation (NBBF), Musa Kida has assured that attention will now be shifted to the grassroots and various domestic leagues being organised by the federation. Kida told NBBF media that to ensure the sustainability of…
28 Aug 2018
Nigeria Basketball Federation (NBBF) President, Musa Kida strongly believes the women’s senior national team will give a good representation of Africa when the 2018 World Cup tips off in Spain. The Nigerian team is currently in Lagos preparing for the World Cup and Kida believes the chosen players are the best squad available for the…
15 Aug 2018
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…


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