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Buhari Felicitates With D’Tigers Over Performance In 2019 FIBA World Cup

Buhari Felicitates With D’Tigers Over Performance In 2019 FIBA World Cup

President Muhammadu Buhari has congratulated the country’s national basketball team, D’Tigers after they defeated China 86-73 at the 2019 FIBA World Cup. The victory ensured that Nigeria books a place in the 2020 Olympics. A…

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BREAKING: D’Tigers Secures 2020 Olympic Ticket

BREAKING: D’Tigers Secures 2020 Olympic Ticket

The Nigeria National Basketball Team, D’Tigers, have cemented their place in the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games after defeating China 86-73 at the FIBA World Cup game played at the Gyangzhou Gymnasium, China. The Nigerians pipped…

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D’Tigers Lose To Argentina In Group Stage Of FIBA World Cup

D’Tigers Lose To Argentina In Group Stage Of FIBA World Cup

Nigeria’s senior basketball team D’ Tigers on Monday, September 2 lost 94-81 against Argentina in their second straight defeat in the group stage of the ongoing 2019 FIBA World Cup. D’Tigers had kicked off their…

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Afrobasket: Buhari Congratulates D’Tigress For Retaining Title

Afrobasket: Buhari Congratulates D’Tigress For Retaining Title

President Muhammadu Buhari has congratulated the national female basketball team, D’Tigress, for an impressive outing at the FIBA Women’s AfroBasket 2019 in Dakar, Senegal, that saw the Nigerian ladies retaining the African title. The Nigerian…

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D’Tigress Retain Afrobasket Title After Defeating Senegal

D’Tigress Retain Afrobasket Title After Defeating Senegal

Nigeria’s female basketball team D’Tigress on Sunday defeated Senegal 60-55 to win the 2019 women’s Afrobasket title they won two years ago. The final match played at the Dakar Arena, Senegal saw about 15,000 fans…

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President Buhari Congratulates D’Tigress, Pledges Total Support

President Buhari Congratulates D’Tigress, Pledges Total Support

President Muhammadu Buhari has sent his congratulations to the national female basketball team, D’Tigress, who defeated their Malian counterparts, 79-58 on Friday night to advance to the finals of FIBA Women’s AfroBasket 2019 competition in…

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D’Tigress Defeats Congo To Secure Semi-Final Spot At Afrobasket

D’Tigress Defeats Congo To Secure Semi-Final Spot At Afrobasket

Defending African Champions, D’Tigress have qualified for the semi-final round of the ongoing Women’s Afrobasket tournament in Dakar, Senegal. The Nigerian ladies defeated Democratic Republic of Congo 78-46 on Thursday during the quarter-finals match. READ…

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Nigerian Basket Baller In Tears After Being Named NBA MVP

Nigerian Basket Baller In Tears After Being Named NBA MVP

Milwaukee Bucks forward, Giannis Sina Antetokounmpo, has been named the NBA’s most valuable player of the 2018-19 season, and it got him tears. The 24-year-old born to to Nigerian migrant parents, made an emotional acceptance…

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BREAKING: Alex McLeish Sacked As Scotland Manager

BREAKING: Alex McLeish Sacked As Scotland Manager

Alex McLeish has been sacked as head coach of Scotland, the Scottish FA has confirmed. The decision was agreed collectively by the board at its scheduled meeting on Thursday, in consultation with McLeish. His assistant…