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D’Tigers Qualify For FIBA World Cup

The Nigeria men’s basketball team, D’Tigers have qualified for the FIBA Men’s World Cup scheduled for China in 2019. Aside from emerging as the first African team to book a place at the World Cup in China, D’Tigers have also been perfect in the qualifying series; winning all their eight games

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