Basketball

Nwora Releases D’Tigers’ Preliminary World Cup list

Nwora Releases D’Tigers’ Preliminary World Cup list

D’Tigers Head Coach, Alex Nwora has released a 44 man preliminary roaster ahead of the 2019 FIBA Men’s World Cup in China, after weeks of scouting. The camping exercise which will commence on July 7, 2019 in Erie Community College, Buffalo, USA will include D’Tigers captain, Ike Diogu, Ben Uzoh, …

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NBBF to develop basketball through secondary school league

Air Warriors battle MFM Queens in finals

The Nigeria Basketball Federation has identified the development of basketball in secondary schools as a key factor for the growth of the game in Nigeria. This position was taken during its last board meeting held recently where it was noted that without a solid foundation where talents can be discovered …

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Eko Basketball League dunks off June 23 – LSBBA

Air Warriors battle MFM Queens in finals

The Lagos State Basketball Association (LSBBA), on Wednesday said that the much-awaited Eko Basketball League would dunk off on June 23. Barbara Harper, Chairperson of the association, disclosed this at a news conference held at the Teslim Balogun Stadium, Surulere, Lagos. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN), reports that the …

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2019 Zenith Women basketball league slots thrown open

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The 2019 Zenith Women basketball League organized by the Nigeria Basketball Federation will on July 1 dunk off across the nation. Rising from its board meeting held in Lagos on Monday, the federation said that in line with the mission statement of the federation, interested teams are encouraged to register …

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Meet Nigerian-born basketball manager who led Raptors to historic win

Masai Ujiri, Nigerian-born basketball manager who led Raptors to historic win

Masai Ujiri, Nigerian-born professional basketball general manager, became the centre of attraction across the internet for leading the Toronto Raptors to a historic National Basketball Association (NBA) championship in as many years. Raptors, a Canadian professional basketball team based in Toronto, emerged champions on Thursday after beating Golden State Warriors, …

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Kaduna, Benue set new secondary school basketball record

Kaduna, Benue set new secondary school basketball record

The 21st Nestle Milo Secondary School Basketball Championship, Central Conference has witnessed the setting of a new secondary school basketball record which saw two teams battling each other vigorously to secure the finals slot. Christ Comprehensive College of Kaduna in the semi-finals, male category defeated Akpur College Gboko of Benue …

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21st Nestle Milo Basketball Championships kicks off

21st Nestle Milo Basketball Championships kicks off

Mauricio Alarcon, Managing Director, Nestle Nigeria Plc, says the company will continue to use basketball as a tool to contribute to children’s wellbeing just as the organisers of the Nestle Milo Basketball Championships on Thursday announced their readiness for the 21st edition. Alarcon made the assertion while addressing a news …

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2019 NVBF Division 2 League to kick off May 2

2019 NVBF Division 2 League to kick off May 2

The Nigeria Volleyball Federation (NVBF) on Wednesday said the National Volleyball Division 2 League would hold from May 2 to May 12 in Ogun. The federation’s Technical Director, Martins Melandi, in a statement in Lagos said the competition’s date was changed due to several international championships lined up for April. …

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