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2019 FIBA Women’s AfroBasket: We Wanted It More – Akhator

D'Tigress star Evelyn Akhator believes Nigeria's triumph at the 2019 FIBA Women's Afrobasket in Senegal was down to their "zeal to win" which she said was much more intense than all the opponents they faced on...
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2021 AfroBasket Qualifiers: D’Tigers Coach Mike Brown Names Final 12-man Roster

D’Tigers coach, Mike Brown, has named his final 12-man roster for the 2021 Afrobasket qualifiers with long-serving captain Ike Diogu headlining the squad. The tournament, which is Brown's first in charge of...

Basketball: D’Tigress, NBBF presents FIBA Afrobasket trophy to Minister of Sports

The victorious D’Tigress team and some members of the Nigeria Basketball Federation board led by its president, Engineer Musa Kida paid a courtesy call on the newly appointed Honorable Minister of Sport, Dare Sunday in his...

2019 AfroBasket: Unbeaten D’Tigress Beat Senegal To Retain Trophy

The dominance of Nigeria continued at the FIBA Women's AfroBasket as they won their second straight title against Senegal 60-55 in a tightly contested Final on Sunday night at the magnificent 15,000-seater Dakar Arena. 

2021 Afrobasket Qualifiers: D’Tigers Maul Rwanda To Maintain 100% Record

D'Tigers made it two wins on the bounce at the 2021 FIBA Afrobasket qualifiers, mauling hosts Rwanda with an incredible show of three-point shooting to run out 83-62 winners at the Kigali Arena on Saturday.

Women’s FIBA Afrobasket: Otis Invites 15 Players for Title Defence as Nigeria Camp Opens...

The senior women’s National Basketball Team opens camp on Friday in Lagos as preparation commences for the 2019 AFROBASKET championship in Dakar, Senegal. Head Coach, Otis Hughley will arrive on Thursday evening alongside team...

2021 FIBA Afrobasket Qualifiers: Udofia Charges D’Tigers “To Qualify In Style”

D’Tigers will, today, take on South Sudan as the team continues its quest to book a ticket to the 2021 FIBA Afrobasket Championship in Rwanda. Having started their impressively with three straight...
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D’Tigers Get Date For 2021 Afrobasket Qualifying Campaign

Nigeria's D'Tigers will begin their qualification campaign for the 2021 Afrobasket tournament on 27 November against Algeria according to a schedule released by FIBA. D'Tigers, runners up at the 2017 tournament will...

Iroegbu Stars As D’Tigers Seal 2021 Afrobasket Spot

Nigeria's D'Tigers became the first team to secure a place at the 2021 Afrobasket Tournament in Tunisia after a hard-fought win against South Sudan in Game 4 of the qualifiers in Monastir on Wednesday.

2021 Afrobasket Qualifiers: D’Tigers Finish First Phase Unbeaten In Rwanda

D’Tigers claimed a clean sweep in the first phase of the FIBA AfroBasket qualifiers as they defeated Mali 91-68 at the Kigali Arena on Sunday. Captain, Ike Diogu led from the front...


BREAKING: Plane Carrying Emiliano Sala Found

The plane carrying Cardiff City signing Emiliano Sala and its pilot David Ibbotson have been found at the bottom of the sea...


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