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Alex Nwora announced new D’Tigers coach

United States of America based Nigerian Alex Nwora has been named as the new head coach of the D’Tigers team ahead of their 2017 Men Afrobasket tournament title defence. This was made known on Wednesday by the President of the Nigeria Basketball Federation, Engineer Musa Kida ahead of the Senior Men’s

Nigeria to face Senegal, Egypt in FIBA Women’s AfroBasket

The official draw for FIBA Women's AfroBasket 2017 took place on Saturday night at Hotel Sofitel l’Amitie in Mali's capital city of Bamako. The results of the draw are as follows: Group A: 1. Mali; 2. Cameroon; 3. Wild Card; 4. Tunisia; 5. Cote d'Ivoire; 6. Angola Group B: 1. Senegal; 2. Nigeria; 3. Egypt;

Pointing way forward with 3×3 grassroots basketball tournament

As FIBA intends to track the progress of individuals playing at FIBA 3x3 tournaments across the world, one of the nation’s best basketball export Adeola D’brown Folarin is heralding a new innovation to the 3x3 basketball game. The need to empower the inhabitants of the host communities around the nation in

D’Tigers beat Argentina in Rio preparation

Nigeria’s senior basketball team on Monday in the United States defeated their Argentine counterpart 96-92 in a Rio 2016 Olympics preparation game. The friendly was played in Las Vegas. The first week the African champions converged in Los Angeles, they moved to China for the Stankovic Cup. Nigeria beat China, lost to Argentina

African Basketball League to commence new season in October

New season of the African Basketball League (ABL) will commence in October, organisers have announced. The inaugural season was concluded on Sunday in Lagos. The CEO of the African Basketball League, Ugo Udezue, thanked Africans for believing in the league even as he hinted that more teams will be part of the