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Podium finish possible at Tokyo Games – Kalu

D'Tigress point-guard, Ezinne Kalu believes the team can go all the way to win a medal at the Summer Olympic Games. The 2019 FIBA Afrobasket Most Valuable Player (MVP) said with the right personnel and positive attitude from her teammates, a podium finish in Tokyo is possible. Fresh out of the 10 days

Funding key to glorious Olympics outing – Amukamara

D’Tigress point guard, Promise Amukamara has restated the importance of funding for the team in their quest to compete favorably against some of the best at the Tokyo 2020 Olympics. Speaking from her base in France, the 36th overall WNBA overall draft pick (2015) said to get the best out of the players and

Dike tips Eaglets to excel in U17 AFCON

Former Golden Eaglets head coach, Alphonsus Dike has said the nation’s cadet team have the quality to qualify to the knockout stages of the U17 Africa Cup of Nations championship in Morocco. Eaglets were runners-up from the 2021 WAFU Zone B qualifying tournament in Benin behind group’s winners, Ivory Coast. In Wednesday’s draw, the nation’s

Falcons make short work of Nzalang Femenino

African champions, Nigeria steamrolled Equatorial Guinea’s Nzalang Femenino 9-0 in their third and final match of the Turkish Women’s Cup competition played at the Emir Sports Complex in Antalya on Tuesday morning.     Captain Asisat Oshoala bagged four of the total with goals in the 11th, 13th (penalties), 26th and 85th minute, while defender Gloria Ogbonna

Eaglets to know AFCON opponents Wednesday

Five-time world champions Nigeria will know their group phase opponents at next month’s U20 Africa Cup of Nations when the draw holds tomorrow at the Monotel Dar El Barka Hotel in Nouakchott, Mauritania.    The ceremony, which will be conducted by CAF’s Director of Competitions, Samson Adamu, will commence at 13hrs GMT (2pm Nigeria

Moneke eyes fruitful D’Tigers career

Latest D’Tigers debutant, Chima Moneke is excited about what the future holds for him and the team following their qualification for the 2021 FIBA Afrobasket championship. Moneke who made his debut for Nigeria against South Sudan announced his presence on the international scene with 8pts and 5 rebounds under 13 minutes as the D’Tigers secured

Falcons poise to feast on Nzalang Femenino

African champions, Nigeria intend to deploy their rich vein of form to overwhelm Nzalang Femenino of Equatorial Guinea as the group phase of the Turkish Women’s Cup tournament wounds up on Tuesday. The 1999 Fifa World Cup quarter finalists piped Uzbekistan 1-0 on Saturday evening – same score line they earned over

D’Tigers end unbeaten Afrobasket qualifying campaign

D’Tigers rounded off its 2021 FIBA Afrobasket championship qualifiers with a big 76-56 points win over Mali who struggled to cope with the offensive firepower of the team. The win which saw the team finishing strong atop group B on a 6-0 run was spearheaded by Nigerian basketball legend, Ike Diogu who posted a double-double

Falcons pip CSKA Moscow in Turkish Cup

African champions, Nigeria earned a 1-0 win over CSKA Moscow Ladies on Thursday in their opener to the on-going Turkish Women’s Tournament in the city of Antalya. Chinwendu Ihezuo netted the only goal of the match at the Emir Sports Complex as the Super Falcons showed real gusto and enthusiasm in their first match of

D’Tigers extend Afrobasket qualifiers unbeaten run

Nigeria continued its dominance on the continent with another emphatic 64-51pts win over Rwanda at the ongoing 2021 FIBA Afrobasket qualifiers in Tunisia. The win which was hard fought came on the heel of a solid defensive display in the second half against a stubborn Rwandan team who led for the better part of the