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FIBA invites Mali to replace Nigeria at Women’s World Cup

FIBA has invited the Mali basketball team to replace Nigeria after they were informed of the President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria’s intention to withdraw the Nigeria Basketball Federation (NBBF) from all international basketball contests and activities for a two-year term. D’Tigress had qualified for the World Cup, which is scheduled to begin in […]

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Nigeria withdraws from international basketball competitions

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved Nigeria’s withdrawal from all international basketball competition.  Minister of Youth and Sports Development Sunday Akin who was represented by Secretary of State Ismaila Abbakar announced on Thursday while briefing newsmen in Abuja. “After the endless crisis that has plagued and almost paralyzed the development of basketball in Nigeria, President Buhari […]

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