Zenith Bank National Female Basketball League


Ogoke, Sanni and Mexican Rodriguez Included to First Bank’s roster for FIBA Africa Champions Cup for Women 2016

LAGOS (FIBA Africa Champions Cup for Women 2016) – First Bank kept with the tradition of signing foreign-based Nigerian internationals for the FIBA Africa Champions Cup for Women. Over the past few years, Joyce Ekworomadu,Ndidi Madu, Helen Ogunjimi and Sarah Ogokefeatured for the Nigerian champions in Africa’s women top club competition. Our target is a

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Stankovich Cup: D’Tigers Defeat China 79-71

Nigeria’s senior national male basketball team, D’Tigers began their Olympic preparation on a good note, beating the Chinese team, hosts of the 4-Nation tournament, the 2016 Stankovic Cup in Beijing today 79-71. The coach of the Chinese team, Gong Luming who blamed the loss on the absence of his key player and former NBA star

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Rivers Hoopers Break Kwara Falcons Unbeaten Run In Ilorin

Rivers Hoopers Basketball Club on Saturday evening put an end to Kwara Falcons’ winning streak on home court by inflicting a 58-60 points defeat on the Atlantic Conference leaders at the Kwara State Sports Complex in Ilorin. Somtochukwu Managor continued his rich vein of form as he made 16 points and 5 rebounds. Idikiebuma Ogan

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Meet the All Star Players of the Zenith Bank National Female Basketball League

The Nigeria Basketball Federation (NBBF) recently released a list of players who have made the All-Stars of the Zenith Bank National Female Basketball League. In case you’ve been wondering and wish to know the who is who one the list? 9jahoops brings it to you here, and top of the list are Chioma Udeaja, Nkechi

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The Nigeria NBBF General Assembly and The Way Forward

The Nigerian Basketball Federation (NBBF)’s stakeholders summit held last week in the capital city of Abuja shed some light on the future of the game in the country. Local club owners, referees, players, coaches, technical commissioners, statisticians, table officials, and media representatives raised questions, discussed how to improve the game in years to come, agreed

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How The Teams Qualified For The Final 8 Playoffs of the Zenith Bank National Female Basketball League

The battle for qualification to the Final 8 of the Zenith Bank Women’s Basketball League in group A went down to point differentials after 3 teams were tied on 24 points from 8 wins and 8 losses after the 2 phases in Abuja and Ilorin which ended on Thursday the 18th day of June 2015.

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Ahip Queens Drain Oluyole Babes

In what happened to be the last battle for Ahip Queens and the Oluyole Babes in the first phase of the 11th Zenith Bank National Female Basketball league, it was the queens that came out tops. Though for the whole duration of the three quarters of the game the Oluyole Babes dominated and were in

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Dolphins Keep It 100 Percent With Victory Over Zamfara Babes

Dolphins continued their show of form and consistency in women basketball by beating new entrants Zamfara Babes 69 – 15. Something wort of mention is the delight the Dolphins players find in doing their job. They perform joyfully, it tells a lot on how they are treated by their management. Lets pause, that’s a story

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NBBF Celebrates Women Basketball as Veterans Beat All Stars

The Nigeria Basketball Federation (NBBF), in collaboration with the Federation of International Basketball Associations (FIBA) on Saturday celebrated women basketball. The event was indeed colorful and to mark the event an All Star selected side from the Zenith Bank National Female Basketball League competed against female veterans of the game. After the show-down, the veterans

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Battle of The Firsts: 1st Deepwater Beaten By First Bank

Tonight’s game was all about who’s gonna win to top the group since both teams had won all games prior to this encounter. Its more than a game, its all about respect. In the end the Elephant girls triumphed in the Battle of the Firsts. Tonight they proved they are truly the First. Nkechi Akashili

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