D’Tigers, D’Tigress can win an Olympics medal- Kida

D’Tigers, D’Tigress can win an Olympics medal- Kida

As Nigerians count down to the 2020 Olympics in Tokyo, Japan, President of the Nigeria Basketball Federation, Engr. Musa Kida is optimistic that the senior men and women basketball teams can end up on the medals table. Answering questions from journalists recently, the NBBF President said that their going to the Olympics is not just to add to the numbers of participating teams but to shock the world and be amongst the best. With the current synergy and talents in the teams (D’Tigers and D’Tigress), he is not doubtful that…

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2019 FIBA World Cup preparation: D’Tigers to play Canada, Dominican Republic friendlies.

2019 FIBA World Cup preparation: D’Tigers to play Canada, Dominican Republic friendlies.

      In its quest to adequately prepare the D’Tigers for the 2019 FIBA Men’s World Cup, the Nigeria Basketball Federation has lined up multiple grade A friendlies against Dominican Republic and Canada ahead of the World Cup. D’Tigers two legged encounter against Dominican Republic will take place in Santo Domingo between July 19th and 25th before playing Canada in Quebec and Ontario between August 5th and 11th 2019. According to arrangements put in place for the team, D’Tigers will open camp in the United States of America before…

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2019 FIBA World Cup qualification: D’ Tigers Coach Nwora expects tough game against Cote d’Ivoire

2019 FIBA World Cup qualification: D’ Tigers Coach Nwora expects tough game against Cote d’Ivoire

      Gaziantep of Turkey centre, Tonye Jekiri and Gombe Bull’s rising star, Buchi Agu may be in line for their D’Tigers debut when the team files out against Côte d’Ivoire on Friday. This was revealed by Coach Alex Nwora after their last training on Thursday ahead of the team’s 2019 FIBA World Cup qualification games at the Palaise Des Sports Indoor Hall. Nwora said his coaching philosophy of ensuring that everybody in his team gets a piece of the action has made it tactically and technically difficult for…

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