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FIBA Women World Cup: Nigeria’s D’Tigress are The 8th Best Team in The World

Nigeria’s D’Tigress were the revelation of the just concluded championship, where they finished as the eight best team in the world.  Initially seen as one of the teams at that went to the  2018 FIBA Women World Cup just to make up numbers. Until this championship, no African side had crossed the group stage of

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Women’s World Cup: FIBA President Heaps Praise on D’Tigress

THE steady progress of women’s basketball in Nigeria and the above moderate performance of Nigeria’s D’Tigress have not gone unnoticed by FIBA president, Horacio Muratore. Nigerias D’Tigress In an interview granted to the official FIBA blog, Muratore spoke among others, on the performance of Nigeria and Senegal, paying glowing tributes to the D’Tigress, especially. Hear him:

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D’Tigress To Get $10,000 If They Beat USA

Nigeria”s minister of sports Barrister Solomon Dalung paid a visit to the record making D’Tigress team in Spain at thier Sol Costa Atlantis hotel and has promised to reward D’Tigress with $10,000 if they beat USA today in the quarter final of the 2018 FIBA Women’s World Cup in Spain He said the promise is

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Sarah Ogoke Nearly Missed Out of the 2018 FIBA Women’s World Cup

D’Tigress Head Coach, Otis Hughley in a stunning fashion has revealed that Sunday’s game hero against Turkey, Sarah Ogoke nearly missed out of the 2018 FIBA Women’ World Cup. Reflecting on Ogoke Sarah’s performance after she shot the D’Tigress team to its first ever World Cup win against world number 7, Otis said making the

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Game Report: How Nigeria’s D’Tigress Fell To Australia

Nigeria’s D’Tigress began their campaign at the 2018 FIBA Women’s Basketball World Cup with a loss. D’Tigress could not begin on a winning note against Australia  (FIBA) Nigeria’s women basketball team D’Tigress lost 86-68 to Australia in their group opener of the2018 FIBA Women’s Basketball World Cupplayed on Saturday, September 22. The side led by Otis Hughley showed no fear

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Al-Farouq Aminu set to suit up for Nigeria in September

PRETORIA (FIBA Basketball World Cup 2019 African Qualifiers) – Three years on and Al-Farouq Aminu is set to return for the Nigerian national team in September in the FIBA Basketball World Cup 2019 African Qualifiers. The Portland Trail Blazers forward last featured for the current No 1 team in Africa when they lifted the continental

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Coca-Cola bets on Kobe’s sports drink in fight with Gatorade

Coca-Cola Co (KO.N) is buying a minority stake in a sports drink brand backed by basketball star Kobe Bryant, it said on Tuesday, seeking to mount a stronger challenge to PepsiCo’s (PEP.O) Gatorade. Coca-Cola’s investment in BodyArmor – which will make it the brand’s second largest shareholder – comes as its Powerade drink competes for

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FIBA Africa Champions Cup: Our Goal is to be at The Final Round – Peter Ahmedu

LAGOS (FIBA Africa Champions Cup Women 2017) – The FIBA Africa Champions Cup Women 2017 Zone 3 Qualifiers is set to take place from October 20-29 at the Indoor Hall of the National Stadium in Lagos, Nigeria. Teams from the eight countries that made up FIBA Africa Zone 3 will battle for the slots on

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FIBA 3×3: U-18 National Team’s Silver Medal Feat Excite NBBF Board

The Nigeria Basketball Federation (NBBF) is elated that the country has a bright future in basketball following the nation’s U-18 male and female teams’ second place finish at the just concluded FIBA Africa 3×3 Championship, which ended in Mali on Sunday. Commending the teams’ efforts yesterday, NBBF President, Musa Kida said the country has the

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The newly elected board of the Nigeria Basketball Federation (NBBF) yesterday got inuagurated alongside other boards of Federations in Nigeria at the National stadium Abuja. The newly elected board headed by its president Ah Musa Kida released a communique. Part of its plans are included. Get full excerpts of the communique below: COMMUNIQUE FROM THE

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