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Basketball wild card: FIBA ignores Africa again as Nigeria loses out

Africa was once again overlooked by basketball’s world governing body, FIBA as the continent’s only candidate for one of the four wild cards available for teams, Nigeria, failed to impress officials of the body’s Central Board [...]

Nigeria Optimistic About Wildcard Bid

In a few days, the Nigerian Senior Men Basketball team will find out if they have gained a place at the 2014 FIBA world cup in Spain when FIBA releases its four wildcard entrants. 11 countries [...]

Nigeria Submits Bid For 2014 FIBA World Cup Wild Card..

After failing to claim an automatic spot for the 2014 FIBA World Cup in Spain next summer, the Nigerian Basketball Federation have put in their final efforts in a bid to get representation during next Summer’s [...]

D’Tigress Finish Sixth In Afrobasket

As the final curtain fell on the 21st edition of the 2013 FIBA Women Afrobasket, D’Tigress continued their mix-fortunes in the tournament as they finished 6th overall over the weekend. After losing a tough quarter-final match-up [...]

D’Tigress Bow Out Of Afrobasket

D’Tigress of Nigeria have bowed out of the ongoing 2013 FIBA Afrobasket competition after a tough 74-77 loss to hosts Mozambique on Friday night. In a game that went right down to the wire, the Scott [...]