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Ahmedu, Ojeaburu get FIBA World Cup appointments

Ahmedu, Ojeaburu get FIBA World Cup appointments

World basketball governing body FIBA, has appointed Col. Sam Ahmedu (Rtd) and Kingsley Ojeaburu of Nigeria, as Technical officials for the 2019 FIBA World Cup African Group “E” qualifiers, 5th Window, taking place in Luanda, Angola. According to the appointment letters, signed by the Executive Director, FIBA Africa, Ahmedu, who is the President of FIBA […]
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Zenith Bank WBL: First Bank retains title 

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Defending champions, First Bank Basketball team, retained their title after defeating youthful Dolphins in the final of the Zenith Bank Women Basketball League. Despite a late rally by Dolphins led by Veronica Charles in the third and fourth quarters of the game, First Bank held on for the victory with 84 points to 66 points. […]
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Don’t drag us into NBBF crisis, Gombe Bulls tell FIBA *Warns against denying them ticket

Don’t drag us into NBBF crisis, Gombe Bulls tell FIBA *Warns against denying them ticket

Champions of the 2018 Kwese Premier League, Gombe Bulls Baskrtball Club have told the African regional body of FIBA that they should not be dragged into the lingering leadership dispute of the Nigeria Basketball federation, NBBF
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CAMAC wins Total National Division 2 League

CAMAC wins Total National Division 2 League

CAMAC Basketball Club of Yenagoa have won the inaugural edition of the Total National Division 2 League after defeating fellow Atlantic Conference side, Brave Hearts of Calabar by 84 points to 81. Frank Okome led his team’s scorers’ chart with 23 points, 5 assists and 1 steal while Mudiaga Oyubu followed closely behind with 17points, […]
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NBBF plans referees refresher course

NBBF plans referees refresher course

The Nigeria Basketball Federation is to organize a 3-day refresher course for referees in continuation of its capacity building of key stakeholders in basketball. The event which will hold between October 23rd and 26th will be anchored by two renowned FIBA referees, Kingsley Ojeaburu and Ogunleye Opeyemi in Lagos. Ojeaburu remains the only Nigerian to […]
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Total/NBBF National Division 2 finals get date

Total/NBBF National Division 2 finals get date

The City of Lagos will be agog with basketball activities between the 23rd and 27th of October as 8 teams converge on the Indoor Sports Hall of the National Stadium for the National Finals of the Total/NBBF Division 2 league. The Nigeria Basketball Federation Secretary, Chimezie Asiegbu made the announcement after extensive deliberations with the […]
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NBBF shifts attention to domestic scene

NBBF shifts attention to domestic scene

Joe Apu President of the Nigeria Basketball Federation, Musa Kida has stated that attention will go to the grassroots and various domestic leagues being organised by the federation after the 2018 World Cup heroics of the D’ Tigress and Nigeria’s World Cup qualification for China 2019 with three games to spare. According to the NBBF […]
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FIBA Ranking: D’Tigress emerge highest climbers, now placed 19th

FIBA Ranking: D’Tigress emerge highest climbers, now placed 19th

NAN D’Tigress have moved up 15 places in the latest FIBA Women’s ranking to 19th spot in the world after their 2018 World Cup heroics. At the last world cup, Nigeria became the first African team to win more than one game in a single World Cup tournament and also advance to the quarter finals […]
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Total NBBF Division 2 National Finals get new date

Total NBBF Division 2 National Finals get new date

Joe Apu A new date of October 2, 2018, has been announced for the National final 8 of the 2018 Total NBBF Division 2. The unanimous decision was taken by the federation during its last board meeting held in Lagos during the last window of the FIBA World Cup qualifiers. Despite the earlier fixed 16th […]
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