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Nigeria makes U-turn, returns basketball to int’l competitions

    Nigeria makes U-turn, returns basketball to int’l competitions

The Federal Government of Nigeria has reversed its decision to withdraw the national teams from participating in international basketball competitions. The reversal was announced in a statement by Ismaila Abubakar,

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‘Nigeria is its own biggest threat from progress’ — D’Tigers fume as D’Tigress get kicked out of World Cup

    ‘Nigeria is its own biggest threat from progress’ — D’Tigers fume as D’Tigress get kicked out of World Cup

D’Tigers, the Nigerian men’s basketball team, has called for a “change” in the administration of basketball following FIBA’s decision to kick out D’Tigress from the 2022 World Cup. On Thursday,

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FIBA replaces D’Tigress with Mali for 2022 World Cup, may sanction Nigeria

    FIBA replaces D’Tigress with Mali for 2022 World Cup, may sanction Nigeria

The International Basketball Federation (FIBA) has confirmed that Nigeria will not participate in the 2022 Women’s World Cup billed for Sydney, Australia, later in the year. The world basketball governing

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Tokyo Olympics: D’Tigers ranked 4th in latest FIBA power rankings

    Tokyo Olympics: D’Tigers ranked 4th in latest FIBA power rankings

The International Basketball Federation (FIBA) has adjudged D’Tigers as the fourth-best team out of the 12 countries that will compete in basketball at the Tokyo Olympics next week. In the

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12 Nigerian referees selected for 2021/2023 FIBA competitions

  12 Nigerian referees selected for 2021/2023 FIBA competitions

Twelve Nigerian referees have been accredited by the International Basketball Federation (FIBA) for the 2021/2023 international windows.  Afolabi Oni, the

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D’Tigress get ‘tough’ opponents for 2020 Olympic ticket

  D’Tigress get ‘tough’ opponents for 2020 Olympic ticket

D’Tigress of Nigeria, reigning African champions, will face the United State of America (current world number one), Serbia and Mozambique

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Nigeria’s Kida, Ahmedu appointed into FIBA commission

  Nigeria’s Kida, Ahmedu appointed into FIBA commission

Musa Kida and Sam Ahmedu have been appointed into the finance and legal commission of International Basketball Federation (FIBA). Kida, Nigerian

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3×3 D’Tigers handed ‘tough’ World Cup qualification draw

  3×3 D’Tigers handed ‘tough’ World Cup qualification draw

The senior men’s basketball national team has been grouped alongside France, Germany and Italy in tough Group A for a

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FIBA WC: D’Tigers must end qualifiers on a high, says Nwora

  FIBA WC: D’Tigers must end qualifiers on a high, says Nwora

Despite the absence of some key players who took part in the last FIBA World Cup qualifiers, Alex Nwora, D’Tigers

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FIBA hails D’Tigers on early qualification for World Cup

  FIBA hails D’Tigers on early qualification for World Cup

The Federation of International Basketball Federation (FIBA) has congratulated D’Tigers for being the first team to qualify for the 2019

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